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Man jailed for Coventry boys' hit-and-run deaths

Man jailed for Coventry boys' hit-and-run deaths

Corey, six, and Casper Platt-May, two, were on a family trip to a park when they were hit by a car
A driver who killed two young brothers in a hit-and-run crash had 30 previous convictions for driving without a licence or insurance.Corey, six, and Casper Platt-May, two, were on their way to a park in Coventry when they were hit by a car. Their mother said their lives were "stolen".Robert Brown, 53, of Attwood Crescent, Wyken, admitted causing the deaths by dangerous driving in February.He was jailed for nine years at Warwick Crown Court on Friday.
Robert Brown and Gwendoline Harrison showed no emotion as they were sentenced
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The boys' mother, Louise Platt-May, was unable to speak in court. Her husband Rees read her statement in which she wrote: "I can't work, my heart is broken, and time will never heal this. I will miss them forever. This monstrous act will haunt me."
Her sons' lives had been "ripped away", she said.
Corey (left) and Casper Platt-May were described by Corey's head teacher as "lovely boys"
Gwendoline Harrison, 42, of Triumph Close, Wyken, who was a passenger in the car, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment. She had admitted a charge of assault intending to resist arrest and trying to leave the scene when she "knew two children lay dying".
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