Baby death sentencing

A Plymouth father has been jailed for seven years for killing his baby daughter. The jury at Plymouth Crown Court took less than two hours to convict Benjamin Roach of shaking one-month-old Roxie Hopkins-Roach to death.

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Full report: Court hears baby's injuries were like she was in a car crash

A 27-day-old baby's brain injuries were as severe as if she'd been in a car crash, a court was told today. Roxie Hopkins-Roach died nearly three years ago of severe brain injury.

Her father, Benjamin Roach denies her manslaughter.

Jacquie Bird reports from Plymouth Crown Court:

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