A BRISBANE father who admitted to murdering his six-year-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison.
Stephen Phillip Playford, 55, was sentenced in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to murdering six-year-old Sidney Playford at the family’s Kedron home in September, 2015.
Sidney was found dead in her bed by her mother Maria just days after celebrating her sixth birthday.
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Playford was later arrested on the Gold Coast and subsequently charged with his daughter’s murder.
The 55-year-old will be eligible for parole in 20 years.