Life for dad who killed his baby girl at Xmas

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A CRUEL fa­ther who bru­tally mur­dered his six-month-old daugh­ter on Christ­mas Day has been jailed for life.

Lee Parker, 33, re­peat­edly struck baby Aya’s head against a bath­room door and wall in a fit of tem­per af­ter drink­ing heav­ily on Christ­mas Eve and tak­ing drugs.

Parker (above), of Kingswood, South Glouces­ter­shire, was told he would serve at least 15 years and two months af­ter ad­mit­ting mur­der at Bris­tol Crown Court.

Mr Jus­tice Phillips said Parker had car­ried out a “sus­tained and mur­der­ous at­tack”.

“That ini­tial bout of vi­o­lence broke Aya’s jaw, but it is not clear how you did that,” he said.

“At about 1am, you car­ried out fur­ther at­tacks of ex­treme vi­o­lence, smash­ing her head against the bath­room door and wall.

“Aya suf­fered cat­a­strophic head in­juries, in­clud­ing skull frac­tures in sev­eral places.

“Such se­vere in­juries are rarely seen in a child as young as Aya.” BE­ING born in Septem­ber in­creases your chances of get­ting into Ox­ford or Cam­bridge uni­ver­si­ties by 12 per cent

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