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Court Hears That Father Tied His Three-Year-Old Daughter To Her Bed All Day

He allegedly slapped her 'like an adult' and has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

A horrific case has gone through the Brisbane court rooms this week, as a father pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his three-year-old daughter, who he allegedly tied to a bed with a rope and ‘slapped like an adult’.

Three-year-old Kyhesha-Lee Joughin passed away in March 2013, suffering from internal injuries.

Her father, Matthew Williamson, has denied hurting her or sexually abusing her, but has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

However reports that Christopher Kent, the housemate of Kyhesha’s father Matthew Williamson has come forward with detailed evidence of the abuse Williamson put her through.

“He’d smack her and slap her,” Kent said.

“It was like two adults fighting, it was just mean and horrible, it was nasty.”

Kent also told the story of trying to revive Kyhesha, who had blue lips, and trying to get Williamson’s help.

“He didn’t give a s***,” Kent said. “He just wanted his coffee and smoke.”

Kent also told the court that Williamson would tie Kyhesha up with a rope to her bed and leave her in her room all day. She wouldn’t be able to use the toilet, so she would throw faeces at the wall.

ABC News reports that the moment Matthew Williamson found Kyhesha dead in his living room, he asked Kent to get rid of his bong first.

“I started to dial and before I pressed call, that’s when he said he was leaving so I said, ‘If you’re going anywhere, can you get rid of this [bong] with you’,” Williamson said.

“Then I gave that to him and I proceeded to call triple-0.”

The hearing is continuing to determine Matthew Williamson’s sentence.

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