Wakefield dad guilty of killing his baby daughter

Benjamin Smith, 33 years old. Accused of the murder of daughter, Mia Smith, aged 4 months old, sometime between the dates of December 20 and December 26, 2009. Pleaded not guilty and the case is due to go on trial at Leeds Crown Court on October 4, 2011.'Pictured leaving Leeds Crown Court on the morning of May 4, 2011.'w5120a118
Benjamin Smith, 33 years old. Accused of the murder of daughter, Mia Smith, aged 4 months old, sometime between the dates of December 20 and December 26, 2009. Pleaded not guilty and the case is due to go on trial at Leeds Crown Court on October 4, 2011.'Pictured leaving Leeds Crown Court on the morning of May 4, 2011.'w5120a118
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A DAD has admitted killing his baby daughter.

Benjamim Smith, 34, denied murdering four-month-old Mia Smith between December 20 and Boxing Day 2009.

Smith, of Netherton Lane, Wakefield, admitted manslaughter at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday.

He was granted bail and is expected to be sentenced on Friday but High Court Judge Mr Justice Lloyd-Jones warned Smith he could face a lengthy jail sentence.