Soldier admits killing daughter

A soldier who survived an attack in Afghanistan despite being shot six times in the face has appeared in court to admit killling his 19 month old daughter.

Northampton soldier facing jail after admitting to killing daughter

by Emma Baker

A soldier who survived an attack in Afghanistan despite being shot six times in the face has been warned he faces jail after admitting killing his 19-month-old daughter.

Liam Culverhouse, from Kingsthorpe near Northampton, lost his eye in the Afghan attack, which also claimed the life of five of his colleagues.

Today a court in Nottingham heard he attacked his daughter Khloe 18 months after returning home: she died of her injuries later.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Emma Baker

Wounded Northampton soldier admits killing daughter

Lance Corporal Liam Culverhouse admitted to killing his daughter.
Lance Corporal Liam Culverhouse admitted to killing his daughter.

A British soldier from Northampton who survived an attack in Afghanistan that left five of his comrades dead is facing jail after he admitted killing his 19-month-old daughter.

25-year-old Lance Corporal Liam Culverhouse was shot in the face during the incident in 2009.

He attacked his daughter Khloe Abrams 18 months later.

Khloe's mother, Clare Abrams, of Abington, Northampton, denied the offence and walked free.

Culverhouse will be sentenced next month.

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