A mother played video games with her boyfriend, while her 22-month-old daughter lay dying after having been beaten up by one of the one or both of them.
It has emerged in court in the uk Truro, where a 26-year-old mother, Abigail Letherland, and her 31-year-old boyfriend Tom Curd, is accused of having forced her daughter, 22-month-old Eve Letherland to take pain-relieving drugs produced for adults, after giving her a violent beating.
Eve Letherlands extensive damage that included a fractured skull, fractured ribs and an injury to the liver, recalled according to a doctor about the damage typically seen after a severe car accident, it emerged during the trial.
It writes among other Independent and the BBC.
the Jury has also been informed that the kæresteparret sat a few metres from the little girl and played computer games and chatted with friends on Facebook, while she lay dying as a result of the massive violence.
When the couple finally called an ambulance, was dødsstivheden already occurred at the little girl.
- One can only imagine the pain she must have experienced, said prosecutor Sean Brunton.
He says that the pair met each other a few months before Eve Letherlands death.
30. september 2017 moved Tom Curd in with Abigail Letherland and her daughter, and in the subsequent days, was the girl according to the prosecutor hammered repeatedly. She died less than a week later, 5. October.
'The inevitable reality is that one or both of these people attacked the little girl so violently that she had life-threatening injuries. But instead of bringing her to the hospital or call a doctor or do anything else to try to save her,, she finally got a fatal dose of codeine (painkillers, red.), reported Sean Brunton, according to the Independent.
He believes that it is inconceivable that the pair should not be aware of their daughter's serious condition. Instead, they have chosen to turn a blind eye to, he says.
the Case continues at the court in Truro, where both Abigail Letherland and Tom Curd refuse itself guilty of murder.