Toddler who starved to death while mum partied was left home alone 11 times

Ashai Kudi: Mum left toddler alone 12 times before death Eddie Mitchell/Facebook

Verphy Kudi came home six days later and found her daughter dead (Picture: Eddie Mitchell/Facebook)

A mum who let her infant daughter starve to death while she celebrated her 18th birthday had left her unsupervised 11 times before it has been reported.

Verphy Kudi spent six days partying in December 2019, leaving 20-month-old Asiah Kudi completely helpless inside a supported housing block in Brighton.

She pleaded guilty to manslaughter at Lewes Crown Court last month and is due to be sentenced in May.

The prosecution told how Kudi, now 19, left Asiah unsupervised 12 times between October 23 and the girl’s death both for short and long periods.

Now her ‘heartbroken’ family are questioning the level of support provided at Gocher Court — charity run accommodation commissioned by Brighton and Hove city council for vulnerable families.

The court heard how there was no system for Kudi to sign in or out as came and went from the block.

Staff at the centre were ‘aware of a safeguarding incident’ involving the mother in mid-October 2019, the YMCA group confirmed.

A post-mortem report found that Asiah Kudi had died of neglect
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The charity said the matter ‘was referred to the relevant authorities at the time’ but declined to give more details.

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It said staff were not aware of the other occasions Kudi was said to have left Asiah alone.

The charity added: ‘The flats at Gocher Court are self-contained and are rented on a …read more

Source:: Metro News

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