Leiland Corkill: Trial begins of couple accused over boy death – BBC


A jury has been sworn in for a trial of two people accused of being involved in the death of a toddler.
Leiland Corkill, who was living in Barrow, Cumbria, died in hospital on 7 January 2021 a day after emergency services were called to him.
Laura Castle, 39, denies murder and Scott Castle, 35, denies causing or allowing Leiland's death. Both also deny two child cruelty counts.
The trial at Preston Crown Court is expected to last up to four weeks.
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