The woman stuffed toilet paper into the baby's mouth to keep him quiet She had been persistently sexually abused by her stepfather
She had been persistently sexually abused by her stepfather She was sentenced to 16 months' jail, suspended for 12 months
The Perth Children's Court was told the baby had started crying, so the woman stuffed toilet paper in his mouth to keep him quiet, but the baby suffocated.
He was subsequently charged with child sexual abuse, plead guilty, and is due to be sentenced later this year.
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