Rugby woman who murdered her two daughters is jailed for life

Louise Porton.
Louise Porton.

A Rugby woman who was yesterday found guilty of murdering her two young daughters has been today, August 2, jailed for life with a minimum sentence of 32 years.

Louise Porton, 23, was found guilty of murdering her two young daughters because they got in the way of her sex life.

A court heard how she obstructed the airways of three-year-old Lexi Draper and 16-month old Scarlett Vaughan - just 18 days apart.

Judge Amanda Yip, passing sentence at Birmingham Crown Court, told the 23-year-old Porton: "Your actions have devastated so many lives."

Click here to see the full report of the sentencing, including the judge's comments.

The father of one of the girls has issued a statement. Click here for the full statement.

Click here for the more information about the trial.

CCTV footage and a 999 call made Porton have been released. Click here to see the report.