Mum and gran jailed for killing sore-ridden boy, 18, who ‘rotted to death’

A mum and gran have been jailed for the manslaughter of a teenager who was left to “rot to death” on an inflatable mattress.

Jordan Burling, 18, was found by paramedics lying lifelessly on the blowup bed, wearing a soiled nappy, at his home in June 2016.

Dawn Cranston was jailed for four years and Denise Cranston for three.

Jordan’s sister, Abigail Burling, 25, was found not guilty of manslaughter by jurors, but guilty of an the charge of causing or allowing the death of a vulnerable person.

She was also jailed – for 18 months.

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