Father who admitted killing his baby daughter to be sentenced

Mark Sandland, 28.

Mark Sandland, 28.

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A father who admitted killing his five-week-old daughter when he suffered an epileptic seizure will be sentenced today.

Mark Sandland, 28, from Hastings, admitted the manslaughter of his child Aimee-Rose on the grounds of lack of intent at when he appeared at Southwark Crown Court on June 30.

He will appear this morning at Lewes Crown Court for sentencing.

Sandland was originally charged with her murder, but prosecutor Sally Howes QC confirmed that his plea to manslaughter was accepted.

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