Matthew Scully-Hicks guilty of murdering 18-month-old adopted daughter

Matthew Scully-Hicks guilty of murdering 18-month-old adopted daughter
 

A fitness instructor has been convicted of murdering his 18-month-old adopted daughter by violently shaking her and striking her head.
Matthew Scully-Hicks, 31, inflicted a catalogue of injuries – including bruises, a broken leg and a fall down a full flight of stairs – on Elsie in the eight months he had care of her.
She died four days after being violently shaken and sustaining a fractured skull just two weeks after being formally adopted by the defendant and his husband.
Cardiff Crown Court heard Scully-Hicks, who broke in tears when the verdict was returned, struggled to cope with the... read more

 
6 November 2017 in Hot News, Views: 28
Source: Metro
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