Baby dies after suffering catastrophic head injuries allegedly caused by father

A BABY girl has died after suffering catastrophic head injuries, allegedly caused by her own father.

Lily Cosgrove died on Wednesday afternoon at Perth’s Princess Margaret Hospital after two days in a coma.

Her father,  Paul James Cosgrove has been charged with causing aggravated grievous bodily harm after the seven-month-old was found unconscious in his care.


Cosgrove, 23, claims Lily suffered the horrifying injuries after falling from a change table.

The charges may be upgraded to murder, pending results of a post-mortem.

He is due to face Perth Magistrates Court on September 30.