19:26 / 04.05.2022.

Author: Katja Miličić

Parents convicted in death of toddler

Verdict handed down in tragic child abuse case

Verdict handed down in tragic child abuse case

Foto: HTV / HRT

The County Court in Slavonski Brod has found the parents of a two-year-old girl guilty of killing their child. 

The court found that Nikoll Dedić of Nova Gradiška died on Easter 2021 as a result of severe injuries inflicted by her parents.

The parents were convicted on charges of violations of the rights of a child, child abuse, child neglect, and death by neglect and abuse. The mother was sentenced to 13 years and the father to 7 years in prison.

The verdict is not final and can be appealed. The parents will await the outcome of the appeal in court custody.

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