Climbie: Court reports

Guilty verdicts in
Anna Climbie case
The two people accused of killing eight year old
Anna Climbie have been found guilty of murder at the Old Bailey
today. Marie Kouao and Carl Manning were sentenced to life.
Jan 12, 2001 
Hutton attacks system
that slammed door in Anna`s face
Reactions to verdicts in Anna Climbie case. John
Hutton, health minister, said: “This is a sickening case of
violence against children.
Jan 12, 2001 
Killers of Anna
Climbie given life sentences
Government announces independent statutory inquiry
and places Haringey social services under special measures (new
version of story).

Jan 12, 2001 

Comment – Anna’s
This is a terrible week for child protection
services. The death of Anna Climbie is profoundly disturbing and
the cruelty of it taints us all.
Jan 11, 2001 
Inquiry to follow
Anna Climbie verdict
A government inquiry was expected to be launched
this week into how social services departments and police failed to
protect an eight-year-old girl from a life of cruelty and neglect
by her adoptive mother and boyfriend.
Jan 11, 2001 
Jury in Anna Climbie
case adjourns for fourth night
The Old Bailey jury in the Anna Climbie case
adjourned for a fourth night on Thursday.

Jan 11, 2001 


Child who died
‘was not at risk of harm’ court is told

A social worker told the Old Bailey last week how
her department sent eight-year-old Anna Climbie home to the couple
now accused of her murder, although doctors and nurses suspected
the child was being abused.
Dec 7, 2000

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