Man who murdered girlfriend’s young son in campaign of ‘sadistic abuse’ is jailed

A man who murdered his girlfriend’s young son after a campaign of “sadistic abuse” has been jailed for 32 years.

Drug addict Jake Drummond, 33, fatally shook and hit 15-month-old Jacob Lennon early on August 27 2019, leaving him with a face like a “panda”, the Old Bailey heard.

In the weeks before, Jacob suffered yet more injuries to his face, body and genitals while the boy’s mother Louise Lennon, 32, failed to stop it, jurors were told.


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