Injuries on a five-year-old boy – who was murdered by his mom, stepfather and stepbrother – weren’t shared by docs with others that might have taken motion to guard him, a report has discovered.
A evaluation discovered what it mentioned could also be “systemic” points with safeguarding youngsters, together with a failure by well being practitioners to report accidents Logan Mwangi suffered months earlier than his dying.
The little boy was fatally attacked in his residence in Llansantffraid, Sarn, Bridgend, in South Wales, earlier than his physique was dumped within the close by River Ogmore in July final 12 months.
His mom, Angharad Williamson, 31, stepfather John Cole, 40, and stepbrother Craig Mulligan, 14, had been all convicted of homicide and acquired life sentences following a trial at Cardiff Crown Court earlier this 12 months.
The trial heard the kid, also called Logan Williamson, had 56 exterior accidents when he was discovered.
Weeks earlier than he died, he suffered a damaged collarbone however was not taken for remedy.
The evaluation by Cwm Taf Morgannwg Safeguarding Board, printed at this time, additionally highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic restricted the household’s contact with businesses and impacted on the flexibility to offer “optimum child protection processes”.
“As a result of this extended child practice review, key learning has been identified,” the report acknowledged.
“The review panel believes that these issues may be systemic, and not isolated instances of individual error or poor practice.”