Life sentence for killer mum

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Claire Colebourn

By PA
THE father of a three-year-old girl drowned by his wife in a bath when their marriage broke down has branded her “cold and callous”, saying he desperately misses “being a daddy”.
Former science teacher Claire Colebourn was handed a life sentence at Winchester Crown Court with a minimum term of 18 years after being convicted of murdering her daughter Bethan.
The court heard Colebourn hit “rock bottom” after her high-flying husband Michael ended their 16-year relationship.
She woke their daughter at their home in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, in the early hours of October 19 2017, led her to the bath and held her body under the water before making multiple suicide attempts.

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