Couple jailed for killing their daughter

A FORMER millionaire and his cocaine-addict wife have today been jailed for 30 months for killing their 22-month-old daughter.Richard Wilkinson, 41 and Karen Wilkinson, 27, of The Street, Brandon, were found guilty by an Ipswich Crown Court jury of the manslaughter of their daughter Emily who drowned on February 15, 2003.

A FORMER millionaire and his cocaine-addict wife have been jailed for 30 months for killing their 22-month-old daughter.

Richard Wilkinson, 41 and Karen Wilkinson, 27, of The Street, Brandon, were found guilty by an Ipswich Crown Court jury of the manslaughter of their daughter Emily who drowned on February 15, 2003.

Richard was also found guilty of four charges of child cruelty through neglect - charges that Karen admitted.