Father accused of murdering 6yo daughter to face court

A BRISBANE father accused of murdering his six-year-old daughter is due to have his case heard in court today.

The 52-year-old allegedly murdered his daughter at their family home in Kedron on September 7.

The young girls mother made the gruesome discovery and phoned paramedics just before 8.00am after finding her daughters lifeless body in her bed.


The girls father, Stephen Phillip Playford, was later arrested in the Gold Coast hinterland and charged with her murder as well as the attempted murder of her eight-year-old sister.

Playford is not expected to appear in person, but will be mentioned at Brisbane Magistrate’s Court today.