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Father of boy, 10, who died when his aunt refused him medical treatment to cover up her abuse breaks his silence on tragic death Father of young boy who died when aunt refused medical treatment speaks out Curtis Powell died of bronchopneumonia in 2015 after being refused treatment His aunt Jodie Powell, also a nurse, was jailed for manslaughter for refusing help   An autopsy found Curtis had suffered sustained abuse from his aunt

By Tom Place and Adam Mccleery For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press

Published: 03:06 BST, 22 August 2019 | Updated: 03:08 BST, 22 August 2019

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The father of a boy who died while under the care of his aunt after she denied him  medical care because of the abuse he sustained at her hands has broken his silence. 

Curtis Powell, 10, was under the care of his aunt, Jodie Maree Powell, who was a Queensland nurse, when he died after trying to swallow a bite from a sandwich. 

During his autopsy over 200 injuries were found on the young boy's body, some as a result of his issues with spatial awareness. 

Powell was sentenced to nine years in jail over her failure to provide care for Curtis Powell, 10, before he died of bronchopneumonia on July 15, 2015.

Curtis Powell (pictured) was under the care of his aunt when she denied him medical treatment because she was afraid it would reveal the abuse he sustained at her hands prior to his death

Curtis Powell (pictured) was under the care of his aunt when she denied him medical treatment because she was afraid it would reveal the abuse he sustained at her hands prior to his death

Powell (pictured) was sentenced to nine years in jail over her failure to provide care for Curtis Powell, 10, before he died of bronchopneumonia on July 15, 2015

Powell (pictured) was sentenced to nine years in jail over her failure to provide care for Curtis Powell, 10, before he died of bronchopneumonia on July 15, 2015

Curtis' father, Dallas Bolton, says he thinks about his son every day.

'The main thing I asked (Powell) to do was to look after Curtis as if he was her own and she failed miserably,' Mr

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