An Illinois father has admitted that he beat his toddler daughter to death with a belt. She was just four years old.
29-year-old Darrell A. Reynolds, on August 31st, told authorities during an interview â€œI just killed my daughterâ€ and said heâ€™d been beating her for roughly two years.
The young girl died after being transported to the emergency room unresponsive and with bruises and scabs covering most of her body .
Four-year-old Amarrah C. Reynoldsâ€™ cause of death was said to have â€œresulted from exceptionally brutal or heinous behavior indicative of wanton cruelty.â€
He was arraigned Thursday in Macon County Circuit Court on a charge of first-degree murder. If convicted, he faces 20 years to life in prison. His next court date is set for September 28th.
The girlâ€™s mother is due in court Friday the 16th in regards to the case.