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The Case of the Cranstons Episode 3: Justice for Jordan

8/6/2018
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In this third installment of 'The Case of the Cranstons', the LeedsLive newsteam takes a closer look at the prison sentences given to the three women who were held responsible for Jordan's horrific death, reasons why the judge did not lock them up for longer and the decision to launch ‘a full, independent and joint review’ into how Jordan’s circumstances were not picked up by the authorities.

Duration:00:23:29

The Case of the Cranstons Episode 2: The tragedy of Jordan Burling

7/30/2018
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LeedsLive continues its podcast series exploring the circumstances surrounding the horrific case of Jordan Burling, an 18-year-old boy allowed to rot to death in his own home in Leeds. In the second installment of 'The Case of the Cranstons', the LeedsLive news team focuses on Jordan's dramatic deterioration and his family's inadequate attempts to care for him. The 18-year-old weighed less than six stone, was severely malnourished and covered in infected pressure sores when he was found...

Duration:00:26:17

The Case of the Cranstons Episode 1: Who were the Cranstons?

7/26/2018
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In Episode 1 of 'The Case of the Cranstons', we take a close look at Jordan's mother, grandmother and sister, and ask why the family withdrew from the outside world. We also discuss the reasons given by the family for their decision to try and care for Jordan by themselves at a stage when he became so ill that he was described as looking looking a concentration camp prisoner from the Second World War.

Duration:00:31:05

Coming soon: The Case of the Cranstons

7/25/2018
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LeedsLive examine the harrowing case of Jordan Burling, left to 'rot to death' in his own home by his mother and grandmother, in this special three-part podcast. The 18-year-old weighed less than six stone, was severely malnourished and dehydrated and covered in infected pressure sores when he was found lying on a dirty inflatable mattress at his family home in Butterbowl Garth, Farnley, in June 2016. Dawn and Denise Cranston are behind bars after being found guilty of manslaughter after...

Duration:00:00:59