A couple sentenced to 10 years in prison for causing the death of their four-month-old child have appealed against their convictions.Wednesday, 5 September, 2007, 12:00am
The parents of a four-month-old child who died after two weeks of sustained abuse were yesterday jailed for 10 years.12 Jul 2006 - 12:00am
A couple who hit and mistreated their infant daughter were yesterday found guilty of manslaughter over the baby's death.
Lam Wai-shu, 27, and his girlfriend, Chiu Mei-sze, 33, were found guilty by a jury in the Court of First Instance of one count each of manslaughter over the death of four-month-old Iris Lam Lok-yan on December 5, 2003.11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am
A father annoyed by his premature baby's crying had tried to put her in a fridge to keep her quiet before she died in 2003, a court heard yesterday.
He also hit and shook her and gagged her with a rolled-up towel.
The court was told the mother had known what was going on but had not reported it. She also had harmed her daughter.30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am