Police release horrifying picture of skeletal boy, 18, left to “rot to death” in soiled nappy by his family.


In the photo released by police which was taken just weeks before his death, emaciated Jordan Burling can be seen wearing a nappy, with his ribs sticking out under his skin. 

His mother 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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