Father Admits Killing Daughter For Receiving More Attention
A father has admitted he killed his baby daughter wit a baseball bat during a fit of rage.
Ryan Lawrence, 25, pleaded guilty to killing one-year-old Maddox and burning her body in a fire pit before dumping her remains in a creek.
Lawrence said he was jealous of all the attention his baby daughter began receiving after she began suffering eye cancer and therefore smashed the back of Maddox’s head with the bat before burning her body.
He was arrested three days after the murder in Baldwinsville, New York.
Maddox’s remains were recovered 36 hours after she was reported missing.
It’s understood the little girl’s mother, Morgan Lawrence, alerted authorities after discovering a note from her trouble partner which outline he intended to hurt their daughter.
He is due to be sentenced next month. If convicted he faces between 25 years to life behind bars.
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