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Parents jailed for giving toddler fatal dose of methadone

PUBLISHED June 1, 2012

A mother and father have been jailed for giving their toddler son a fatal dose of the heroin substitute methadone to pacify him. Drug addicts Jamie Green and Sonia Britton administered methadone to their son, Jayden-Lee Green, for up to eight months before he died at the age of 23 months.

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