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Concerns before Dylan Seabridge's scurvy death

Concerns were raised about a boy more than a year before he died of scurvy, BBC Wales has learned.

Dylan Seabridge, eight, died in Pembrokeshire in 2011 but nothing has been published about whether agencies could have helped to prevent his death.

The inquest into his death heard that he had no contact with the authorities in the seven years before he died.

Pembrokeshire council said a Child Practice Review on the case would be published soon.

A draft serious case review leaked to BBC Wales, which was written in 2013, concluded that the laws on home education in Wales needed to be strengthened as a matter of urgency.

India Pollock has this special report.

  • 21 Jan 2016
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