Life sentences for murder of Liam Fee

Two women have been given life sentences for the murder of little Liam Fee..

Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 10:33 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:57 pm
Rachael Fee and her civil partner Nyomi Fee (right), leave Livingston Court where they are on trial for killing two-year-old Liam Fee. May 9 2016
Rachael Fee and her civil partner Nyomi Fee (right), leave Livingston Court where they are on trial for killing two-year-old Liam Fee. May 9 2016

Rachael Trelfa or Fee (31) and Nyomi Fee (29) were jailed today (Wednesday) at the High Court in Livingston for the horrific killing of the two-year-old.

Rachael was handed life with a minimum of 23 and a half years behind bars for killing her son.

Her civil partner, Nyomi, was also jailed for life with a minimum of 24 years in jail.

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Handing down the sentences, Lord Burns condemned the duo.

“You subjected the children to a cruel, pitiless regime of ill treatment and neglect,” he said.

The women showed no emotion as they faced life behind bars

Liam died at his home near Glenrothes in March 2014, having suffered a ruptured heart as a result of severe blunt force trauma to his body.