The low maintenance health specialist denies killing the tyke at the couple’s home in Cardiff.
The court heard that at around 6.20pm on 25 May, Wales Ambulance Service got a 999 call from Scully-Hicks announcing that Elsie was lethargic.
Paul Lewis QC, indicting, advised the jury that paramedics went to the house and discovered Elsie was not breathing, with no indication of a pulse.
Mr Lewis stated: “We assert that his (Scully-Hicks’) activities on the late evening/night of 25 May were the sad climax of a course of brutal lead on his part towards a vulnerable kid – a newborn child that he ought to have cherished and secured, however whom he rather ambushed, manhandled and eventually killed.”
Therapeutic tests discovered Elsie had endured two-sided subdural hemorrhages – seeping on the two sides of the cerebrum.
Proof of both later and more seasoned seeping on the mind was additionally found, with hemorrhages likewise found before both of Elsie’s eyes.
The court heard she had been expelled from her regular mother, a medication client, inside days of being conceived in November 2014, and set being taken care of by Vale of Glamorgan Council.
She went to live with the couple in September 2015.
It was concurred that Matthew Scully-Hicks would surrender all day work to look after any kids, with his significant other proceeding with his activity as an organization executive.
On 5 November 2015, Elsie endured damage to her correct leg when Craig Scully-Hicks was grinding away. She was taken to the specialist four days after the fact and a healing facility x-beam uncovered a crack simply over her correct lower leg.
Mr Lewis told the court Matthew Scully-Hicks gave varying records of how his little girl endured the damage to his better half and to specialists.
On 16 December, Elsie managed a wound to the lefthand side of her brow.
A wellbeing guest advised Scully-Hicks to take her for treatment, and it is affirmed he lied that he had done as such.
Mr Scully-Hicks got a telephone call from his significant other on 10 March, saying that he was in an emergency vehicle with Elsie as she had tumbled down the stairs. Mr Lewis said Elsie’s wounds were thought to be “steady with a fall first floor”.
At 6.18pm on 25 May, Scully-Hicks – who was distant from everyone else with Elsie and her assenting kin – called the Welsh Ambulance Service, saying that Elsie was not wakeful or relaxing.
Scully-Hicks told the administrator he was changing his little girl for bed when she “went all floppy and limp”. Amid the call he could be heard saying “goodness my God” and “this is horrendous”, the court heard.
Scully-Hicks professedly told paramedic Jonathan Aberg that Elsie had “shouted out as in torment, at that point crumbled”.
“This was not something that the respondent was ever to disclose to Craig Scully-Hicks, healing facility staff or the police,” Mr Lewis said.
At the healing facility, Scully-Hicks told police, specialists and his better half that he had changed Elsie on the floor before the TV and had taken the messy nappy out to the kitchen.
When he returned he discovered her evidently dozing, and when she didn’t react to him he started CPR, he said.
After Elsie’s demise, the x-beam of her correct leg from November 2015 was reconsidered. It was discovered that Elsie had in truth endured two cracks, one close to the lower leg and one simply over the knee.
Mr Lewis told the court that Sarah Harrison, an expert pediatric radiologist, trusts the wounds are “the aftereffect of injury”.
Nia John, an expert pediatrician, said it would be “abnormal to endure two such breaks in a similar fall, the court heard.
The case proceeds.