A man's been jailed for eight years for allowing his seven week old baby to die. Lee Davison's daughter Krystal suffered a chilling catalogue of injuries.
Krystal was taken to hospital from her home in Pontefract with brain damage and broken bones. A judge at Leeds Crown Court told Davison he should have protected her. Chris Kiddey reports.
West Yorkshire Police say they hope the family of a 7 week old baby, who was allowed to die by her father, can now start to rebuild their lives. Lee Davison has been jailed for 8 years for allowing or causing the death of his daughter Krystal.
Detective Superintendent Scott Wood said: "After considering all the evidence presented to the Court a Jury found Davison guilty of allowing the death of a child and he has today been sentenced appropriately.
"This has been a tragic case where a 7 week old girl has lost her life before its even had chance to really begin, and I believe justice was served in bringing this case before the courts."
Lee Davison has been jailed for 8 years at Leeds Crown Court for causing or allowing the death of his seven week old daughter Krystal. Krystal was taken by ambulance from the family home at Ashleigh Avenue in Pontefract and died later in hospital.
Krystal's mother, 20 year old Jessica Hopkinson, was cleared by the jury of the same charge. Krystal suffered a catalogue of injuries including brain damage.