Hervey Bay Father To Face Court Over Death Of Nine-Month-Old Daughter

After pleading guilty to manslaughter


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A Hervey Bay father is set to face a Brisbane court today on manslaughter charges over the death of his nine-month-old daughter.

Leah Gallagher died after drowning in a bathtub on April 2 of last year.

Her father, Daniel James Gallagher was charged with manslaughter and faces a Brisbane court today.

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Mr Gallagher pleaded guilty to the manslaughter charges earlier this year in the Maryborough Supreme Court. 

Police will allege the nine-month-old drowned in the bathtub after Mr Gallagher allegedly left her unattended.

Mr Gallagher was released on bail until his court date today where he is set to be sentenced for the alleged crime.

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Georgie Marr

20 July 2022

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