Father jailed for ‘Maas girl’ manslaughter

A Rotterdam court has sentenced the father of the so-called ‘Maas girl’ Gessica to eight years prison and psychiatric treatment for the manslaughter of his 12-year-old daughter.

Parts of the girl’s body were found in the river Maas last year. The exact cause of her death remains unclear.

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