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Psychologist jailed for life after bludgeoning his mother to death

A sports psychologist who bludgeoned his mother to death to fund his “sham lifestyle” has been jailed for life. Robert Child, 37, inflicted a “merciless attack” on his 64-year-old mother Janice as he struck her 31 blows with a hammer as she cowered in the utility room of her home in Woolton, Liverpool, on March 5.

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