'Sadistic' couple jailed for campaign of child abuse
A couple found guilty of the "physical, mental and emotional abuse" of two boys have been jailed.
Lisa Pratt, 36, and Andrew Clent, 30, were both convicted of two counts of child cruelty in Witney between January 2010 and April 2015.
The court heard how the children were beaten, force fed, and made to take scalding hot showers.
A jury at Oxford Crown Court also found Pratt guilty of inflicting actual bodily harm on another teenager.
She was described as having carried out most of the abuse and was jailed for seven years, while Clent was given four.
Prosecutor Jane Brady said the... read more
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