12 Mar 2013

Man in Samoa jailed for death of his daughter with special needs

1:53 pm on 12 March 2013

A 50-year old father in Samoa has been jailed for three years after being found guilty of manslaughter.

The six-year old victim was his daughter with special needs.

The medical report says the victim had suffered serious injuries to her body as a result of an assault.

The man told the police that his daughter fell from a chair while he was outside getting the laundry because of the rain.