Gary Clarence and his two sons,
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Tania Clarence case: Story behind the sentence

A mother who admitted killing her three young disabled children has been sentenced to be detained under a hospital order.

Last month, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) accepted Tania Clarence's guilty plea to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

But the verdict caused controversy, as some felt the crime was murder.

The BBC examines the story behind the sentence.

  • 18 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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