Ellie-May death trial: Mum and boyfriend from Preston jailed over death of tragic toddler

A couple who caused the death of a 19-month-old girl at her home in Lostock Hall, near Preston, have been jailed.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 16th November 2018, 10:17 am
Updated Friday, 16th November 2018, 3:59 pm
Ellie May Minshull-Coyle
Ellie May Minshull-Coyle

Lauren Coyle, 19, of Collins Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, and Reece Hitchcott, 20, of The Fieldings, Fulwood, Preston, were cleared of Ellie-May's manslaughter after a trial - but the jury found them guilty of causing or allowing Ellie-May's death, a count of child cruelty by "caging" her to a bed and another count of child cruelty by restraining her in the bed. - Refresh page for latest updates

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Ellie May Minshull-Coyle