Recordings of two 999 calls made two months apart by Matthew Scully-Hicks, who is accused of murdering his adoptive daughter Elsie, have been played to a jury at Cardiff crown court. During a call made on the day Elsie allegedly sustained fatal injuries, he described her as being ‘floppy and limp’ and the operator can be heard instructing him to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Two months earlier, Scully-Hicks dialled 999 to report that Elsie had fallen down the stairs at home. Scully-Hicks denies murder. The trial continues

Elsie Scully-Hicks jury hears 999 calls by father accused of her murder

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