EXCLUSIVE: ‘We call her the monster’: Star Hobson’s family can’t say killer’s name

Warning: This story contains distressing details about the abuse and subsequent death of a child.

Sixteen-month-old Star was murdered in September 2021 by Savannah Brockhill, while the child’s mother Frankie Smith was found guilty of causing or allowing her death.

In an exclusive interview with Sky News, Star’s aunt Alicia Szepler told us her family no longer say the name of the toddler’s killer, she is simply referred to as “the monster”.

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