Man who murdered toddler given life in jail

A man has been jailed for life for murdering a two-year-old by kicking her in the stomach after becoming frustrated at her for soiling herself.

20-year-old Dean Harris was found guilty at an earlier hearing and will serve a minimum of 17 years behind bars.

His partner's daughter, Amina Agboola, was found injured and limp at her home near Peterborough in November and died later that day in hospital.

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Toddler suffered injuries 'similar to a traffic accident'

His Honour Lucraft QC said Amina was kicked with such ferocity that it split her liver completely in two. "...similar to the force of a road traffic accident, it must have been an extremely powerful kick.... Amina's young life was ended by this horrific act." He went into say: "I agree that you are a dangerous young man."

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