He was convicted of murder on Tuesday after a jury heard he held Amy over his knee and broke her back in two.
Three-year old Tiffany Wright was neglected and left in what prosecutors called “filth and squalor” by her mother and stepfather in the Sheffield pub they ran. She died of bronchial pneumonia directly attributable to chronic malnutrition.
Sheffield Crown Court heard Tiffany’s decomposing body was found in an insect-infested room in the Scarbrough Arms pub in Upperthorpe, Sheffield, in September 2007
Sabrina Hirst, 22, was jailed for 12 years for manslaughter. Robert Hirst, 44, got five years for child cruelty. The death penalty would have been more appropriate, if it still existed in the UK, that is.
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Luke Aujila, 21, argued with Gian Chand Bajar over the cab fare before he drove towards him as he lay hurt in the road in Gravesend, Kent, in May 2007.
Aujila, of Dorchester Road, Gravesend, admitted the manslaughter of the 71-year-old but had denied murder.