THE body of 5-year-old Logan Mwangi was found dumped in a river with “severe injuries” في يوليو 2021.
His mum Angharad Williamson was found guilty of his murder, along with her partner, and a teenager.
What happened to Logan Mwangi?
Logan Mwangi was murdered at home on July 31st, 2021.
He’d suffered months of abuse before the killing, and a violent assault hours before his death.
His body was found having been dumped like “fly-tipped rubbish” in a river, with injuries likened to those caused by falling from a great height or a high-speed car crash.
The youngster had suffered trauma to his internal organs and brain, and also had over 50 external injuries to his head, وجه, torso arms and legs from “blunt force trauma”.
The sickening list of injuries included a fractured shoulder, extensive bleeding to the scalp and back of his head and a significant trauma to the brain.
His stepdad John Cole made the youngster do press-ups as “punishment” and made him face the wall for 30 الدقائق if he apparently misbehaved.
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The 6ft 4ins National Front member called Logan “Coco Pop” و “dehumanised” Logan because of his mixed race heritage.
Cole and the teenager were captured on CCTV carrying his lifeless body to a river in Bridgend, جنوب ويلز, in the early hours of the morning.
Afterward, Logan’s mother called 999, and began “hyperventilating” down the phone as she falsely reported her son missing.
Who was Logan Mwangi?
Logan lived with his mother Angharad in Sarn, بريدجند, جنوب ويلز.
His biological father, بن, last saw his son 19 months prior to his death, as he was stopped from seeing him by Williamson.
Logan had been referred to social services just months before he was murdered amid fears for his safety.
He’d sustained a broken elbow and dislocated collar bone after the teen boy shoved him down the stairs at home.
But his monster mum tried to “fix” the injuries herself instead of taking her son to hospital.
A health visitor said Logan was then referred to Bridgend Council’s social services team and a multi-agency safeguarding hub after he finally attended hospital.
But opportunities were missed to save the youngster, who was stepped down on the child protection register just a month before he was killed.
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بشهر مايو 2021, Williamson called a social worker to report Logan had “burned his neck in the bath” but the issue wasn’t taken further.
Who is Logan Mwangi’s mother?
Logan’s mother Angharad, 30 fell to the ground crying “no, لا, لا, لا, no” as she and the teen were convicted of perverting the course of justice, in addition to their murder convictions.
The ex-private schoolgirl also screamed at her partner: “You lying motherf****** murderer, you lying murderer.”
The trio are due to be sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court on Thursday, يونيو 30, 2022.
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Judge Mrs Justice Jefford said the only sentence that can be passed in each of the defendants’ cases is life imprisonment.
The killers were told her role is to set the minimum term, which will be passed at the sentencing hearing.