Downham man convicted over Baby P death, Jason Owen, returned to prison

PUBLISHED: 10:30 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 10:30 12 April 2013

Jason Owen

Jason Owen


A Downham convicted after the death of Baby P has been jailed again after breaching the conditions of his bail.

Jason Owen, 41, of Wittersham Road, was originally imprisoned in 2009 for six years at the Old Bailey for causing or allowing the death of 17-month-old Peter Connelly.

He was found dead in a blood-stained cot with more than 50 injuries in August 2007.

Owen was released on parole in 2011, however The Ministry of Justice has not yet released any details surrounding his recall to jail.

He was handed an indeterminate dentence of imprisonment for public protection with a minimum term of three years for his part in the death of the youngster.

After challenging his sentence at the Court of Appeal, he was ordered to serve a fixed six-year jail term in October 2009.

His brother, Steven Barker, and Peter’s mother, Tracey Connelly, were also jailed for their part in the death.

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