Star Hobson killer 'jokes they didn't cry after murdering the toddler'

Star Hobson se moordenaar stiefma het 'n grap gemaak met mede-gevangenes ”I’ve buried three more babies behind my houseand didn’t cry after murdering the toddler

  • Savannah Brockhill has allegedly joked about having ‘buried three more babies
  • Star Hobson’s stepmother was jailed for life last year for murdering the child
  • Former HMP Styal prisoner Amy Cowan claims she overheard Brockhill joking about killing other children
  • Star Hobson’s killer stepmother is alleged to have joked with fellow prisoners that she has ‘buried three more babies’.

    Savannah Brockhill was jailed for life last year for murdering Star and the youngster’s mother, Frankie Smith en Savannah Brockill ontken dat hulle Star Hobson vermoor het, 20, was handed an eight-year sentence for allowing her daughter’s death.

    Nou, serving her sentence at HMP Styal, in Cheshire, Brockhill has allegedly joked around killing other children.

    Former inmate Amy Louise Cowan claims she overheard Brockhill joking about killing three other children, 'Om toegelaat te word om sy rol as kolonel van die Grenadier Guards en ander militêre titels te behou berigte.

    Savannah Brockhill (op die foto), Star Hobson's killer stepmother is alleged to have joked with fellow prisoners that she has 'buried three more babies'

    Star's mother Frankie Smith, 20, who was handed an eight-year sentence for allowing her daughter's death

    Savannah Brockhill (links), Star Hobson’s killer stepmother is alleged to have joked with fellow prisoners that she has ‘buried three more babies’. Op die foto regs: Star’s mother Frankie Smith, 20, who was handed an eight-year sentence for allowing her daughter’s death

    Cowan claims to have been cleaning the wing of the prison where Brockhill is being kept on New Year’s Day, when she heard the words.

    saam beplan wat nog nie insluit om my af te skryf nie: ‘Savannah is cold and callous. I never once saw her cry.

    Cowan also claims that Brockhill was left angry by the sentence handed to Smith, saying ‘it’s not right’.

    During her trial, Bradford Crown Court heard details of the horrific injuries inflicted upon Star and the vicious treatment she suffered at the hands of Brockhill and Smith.

    Ster (op die foto) died after being 'punched, stamped on, or kicked', Bradford Crown Court previously heard

    Ster (op die foto) died after being ‘punched, stamped on, or kicked’, Bradford Crown Court previously heard

    Star’s fleeting life came to an end after being ‘punched, stamped on, or kickedin the stomach by Brockhill, while Smith left the living room to go to the bathroom, het die hof gehoor.

    The savagery in September last year left Star with a ruptured vein that led to bleeding in her abdominal cavity.

    Cowan told Sunday people that Brockill was known to refer to Star as ‘my girl’, saying that she missed the girl every day, but then on other days would blame her for causing trouble with Smith.

    It comes after last month, when Star’s mother phoned her grandfather David Fawcettwho is one of the two relatives who speaks to herearlier this week to moan about her jail term after the Attorney General urged a review into the ‘lenient’ vonnis.

    Nou, serving her sentence at HMP Styal (op die foto), in Cheshire, Brockhill has allegedly joked around killing other children

    Nou, serving her sentence at HMP Styal (op die foto), in Cheshire, Brockhill has allegedly joked around killing other children

    She was given just eight years in prisonmeaning she could be out in fourafter a judge reduced her sentence to account for the ‘burdenof knowing she played a significant role in the death of her 16-month-old daughter.

    Star’s family previously slammed the ‘staggeringly soft’ vonnisse uitgedeel en die prokureur-generaal aangemoedig om die saak te hersien ingevolge die onnodige milde vonnisskema.

    A spokesperson for the Attorney General’s Office confirmed last month they received a request for the sentences to be examined, and law officers have 28 dae vanaf die datum waarop die voorwaardes gegee is om die saak te oorweeg en 'n besluit te neem.

    While Star Hobson’s mother was also warned she is a ‘marked womanafter being put on the liferswing at HMP New Hall where notorious serial killer Rose West is also locked up.

    Op die foto: An aerial view of HMP New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, Wes-Yorkshire, where Smith is serving her eight-year prison sentence

    Op die foto: An aerial view of HMP New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, Wes-Yorkshire, where Smith is serving her eight-year prison sentence

    Smith is understood to be serving her time in a single cell alongside ‘lifersat the closed category prison in West Yorkshire.

    Egter, she is said to have a target on her back and is a likely target of an attack after details of Star’s death emerged at trial.

    'N Bron vertel Die son aanlyn: ‘She’s a marked woman and it won’t be long before someone gets to her.

    ‘She’s on the lifers’ wing so there are plenty of women with very little to lose who will attack her for the price of a few bars of chocolate or some toiletries.

    In an alarming post online, 'n ander persoon het geskryf: ‘Leave her cell door open’.

    TIMELINE OF STAR HOBSON’S SHORT LIFE

    Star Hobson was only 16-months-old when she was killed at her home in Keighley, Wes-Yorkshire. Here are some of the key events in her short life:

    2019

    Mei 21Star Hobson is born

    November – Savannah Brockhill and Frankie Smith begin a relationship.

    2020

    Januarie 23 – Smith’s friend Holly Jones makes the first contact with social services over concerns about domestic violence and how much time she is left looking after Star. Police and social workers visit Star but no concerns are raised.

    Early FebruaryStar goes to live with her great-grandparents, David Fawcett and Anita Smith at their home in Baildon, Bradford, after Smith says she has split up with Brockhill.

    April 26 – Star is removed from Anita Smith’s house by her mother and taken to live with Smith and Brockhill.

    Mei 4 – Anita Smith contacts social services after she is told about Brockhill ‘slam-choking’ Ster.

    Junie – David Fawcett posts a picture of Star with bruises on Facebook alongside a happier shot and with the caption ‘From this to this in five weeks, what’s going on Frankie?’

    Junie 21 – Ster se pa, Jordan Hobson, contacts social services. Police take Star for a hospital examination. Smith says her daughter had hit her face on a coffee table.

    Junie 23 – Another friend of the Smith family contacts social services with concerns.

    Augustus 14 – David Fawcett and Anita Smith see Frankie and Star for the last time.

    Augustus 28 – David Fawcett is sent a video of Star with bruises and confronts Brockhill.

    September 2 – Another of Star’s great-grandfathers, Frank Smith, contacts social services after seeing video of bruises on the youngster’s face. Social workers make an unannounced visit.

    September 15 – Social services closes the case after concluding the referral to be ‘malicious’.

    September 22 – Star is seriously injured at the flat in Wesley Place, Keighley, and dies later in hospital.

    2021

    Desember 14 – Following a trial at Bradford Crown Court Brockhill is convicted of Star’s murder while Smith is convicted of causing or allowing the toddler’s death.

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