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A combined Safeguarding Adult Review and Domestic Homicide Review has been completed following the death of Poole resident, ‘Harry’ in May 2015 aged 22. The two perpetrators, named Karen and John throughout the review, were convicted of his murder and sentenced to life imprisonment
The report found that professionals had “the knowledge, legal means, and opportunity” to prevent the 2015 murder Harry, but did not take steps to do so (8.19 Final Report). Published last week, the report identified “a lack of watchfulness and alertness” in respect of Harry’s adult safeguarding plan, which was delayed and was not updated to reflect changes to his situation (8.8 & 9.36 Final Report).
The report highlights the following areas of important learning: