Russian baby beaten by stepfather for crying dies

February 2nd, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Krasnoyarsk, Feb 2 (RIA Novosti) A five-month-old baby girl, who was severely beaten by her stepfather who said he was trying to stop her crying, died in this East Siberian city, investigators said Monday.The girl was hospitalised in a coma with multiple injuries Thursday. Doctors tried for several hours to save the girl’s life but she died Friday without regaining consciousness.

The stepfather, who confessed to the murder, has been arrested.

Investigators said the attack occurred when the baby’s mother left the home.

Once the baby started crying the man tried to stop her by hitting her and he only understood that something was wrong several hours later.

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