LATEST: Review could be held after children rescued from house covered in excrement

A Serious Case Review into the circumstances of four children found living in fetid conditions has “not been ruled out”, it emerged today. The Lancashire Safeguarding Children’s Board, which ensures agencies work together effectively to keep children safe, may review the case if it receives a referral, a spokesman said. A national outpouring of concern […]

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Judge questions why children were allowed to return to parents

A judge has questioned why a couple who let their four young children live in “squalor” in an excrement-covered house were allowed to continue to care for them. Police stumbled upon the youngsters after visiting their Leyland home on an unrelated matter. The hungry children, all aged under five, were sleeping in filthy rooms strewn […]

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SHOCKING: Four children rescued from filthy house covered in excrement

A couple have admitted letting their four children live in a “disgusting” house with no food and excrement smeared on the walls The parents put the tots to bed in rooms covered in filthy open nappies, in a house branded “feral and dangerous” by police. All four youngsters had rashes, temperatures and skin ailments when […]

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