Father locked daughter in boot so she didn’t get chicken pox

LAST UPDATED: 1 May, 2012 @ 17:05
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Father locked daughter in boot so she didn’t get chicken pox

A MAN who locked his four-year-old step daughter in the boot of his car so she ‘wouldn’t catch chicken pox’ has been jailed.

A judge in Torremolinos jailed the 27-year-old after he was arrested in Benalmadena for illegal detention and attempted murder.

Police were called to the scene after a neighbour heard the child’s cries coming from the boot of the car.

Officers broke a window to let air in before taking apart the back seat to free the girl who had scratches and bruises on her face.

The victim told police that her mother’s boyfriend had hit her and locked her in the boot.

He argued that he had locked her in the boot as a precaution as there was a family member suffering from chicken pox staying in the house.

But the judge ruled that although he did not intend to kill the girl, his actions could have caused her death.

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