Kicked, slapped and punched by her stepfather , a 9-month-old girl struggles between life and death since late yesterday evening in the Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital in Bergamo.

The episode took place yesterday afternoon in an apartment in Casarile, a town south of Milan on the border with the Pavese.

"The man, on the afternoon of October 1, while he was alone with his child in the house of Casarile (Milan), where he lived with his partner and her daughter, hit and jerked the girl several times ", he says the Prosecutor's Office.

What unleashed her fury is not clear: "The girl's mother, worried that she could not contact her partner on the phone - reads the press release from the Prosecutor - asked her mother to go and check at the 'home: once at home, the girl's grandmother went to the room where she found the newborn and noticed that she had some bruises on her face and chest ”.

The alarm to 118 immediately, the little girl was taken to the Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia, the doctors were told that she had caused her injuries by falling from the high chair. But the doctors, noting the numerous bruises and bruises, immediately warned the carabinieri who stopped the stepfather, a 28-year-old man who admitted his responsibilities and was taken to the Torre del Gallo prison in Pavia.

Given the severity of the injuries, the child was taken to the Bergamo hospital: fracture of the skull, humerus and radius, as well as a cerebral hemorrhage . He is now in a medically induced coma.

(Unioneonline / L)

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