Sally Dent and Shaun Binfield
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Riley Pettipierre's parents jailed over methadone death

The parents of a Derbyshire boy who died after drinking methadone have been jailed for his manslaughter.

Sally Dent, 33, was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years, and Shaun Binfield, 45, received four years.

Two-year-old Riley Pettipierre died in March after drinking his mother's prescription drug which had been poured into a child's drinking beaker.

Jo Healey reports.

  • 19 Feb 2013
  • From the section Derby