Murdered baby ‘would be alive today’ if she stayed with us, says birth family
The birth family of Elsie Scully-Hicks have said she would ‘still be alive today’ if she had not been taken away by social services.
Matthew Scully-Hicks, 31, was jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 18 years in prison for murdering Elsie just two weeks after formally adopting her.
Scully-Hicks described her as ‘Satan dressed up in a Baby grow’, ‘a psycho’ and ‘the exorcist’ in text messages to friends.
He attacked Elsie at their home in Llandaff, Cardiff, on May 25. She died four days later in hospital after suffering a bleed on her brain and eyes, a skull fracture and three... read more
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