A Rugby woman has today, August 1, been found guilty of murdering her two young daughters.
Louise Porton, of Skiddaw, has been found guilty of killing three-year-old Lexi Draper last year and 16-month old Scarlett Vaughan just 18 days later, by "deliberately interfering with their breathing."
The verdict was delivered at Birmingham Crown Court and the 23-year-old will be sentenced tomorrow morning, August 2.
UPDATE: The father of one of the girls has issued a statement. Click here for the full statement.
Click here for the full court report.
CCTV footage and a 999 call made Porton have been released. Click here to see the report.
Coverage of the trial:
On July 2 the court heard how Porton was accused of murdering her two young daughters after they became a "burden" and "got in the way" of her offering sex to men in exchange for money.
And on July 23 the court heard how Porton had offered a photographer sex in exchange for money while her daughter was seriously ill in hospital.