MAN WHO BEAT A TWO-YEAR-OLD FACING PRISON
Published: 27 Jul 2011 09:30
Cruel Joseph Burke hit the frightened toddler so hard that doctors spotted bruising on her bottom in the shape of his hand, Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard.
He was earlier found guilty and was back up for sentencing.
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