Matthew Scully-Hicks jailed for at least 18 years for daughter’s murder (Guardian)

Matthew Scully-Hicks jailed for at least 18 years for daughter’s murder (Guardian)

A former fitness instructor has been jailed for life with a minimum of 18 years after being found guilty of murdering his 18-month-old daughter less than a fortnight after he and his husband adopted her.

Matthew Scully-Hicks, who gripped Elsie around the rib cage, shook her and may have banged her head against a hard surface.

An independent review is taking place that will consider whether social workers and health professionals missed chances to step in and protect Elsie before she was killed by Scully-Hicks, 31.

At least four social workers, a GP, a health visitor and hospital staff including a registrar saw or treated a series of injuries she suffered before the fatal attack. Read more

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