|Han Lei, who was charged with intentional homicide in the death of a 34-month-old girl, receives death penalty, in Beijing Wednesday. [Photo/Xinhua]|
A man who killed a two-year-old girl by throwing her to the ground was sentenced to death by a Beijing court on Wednesday.
Han Lei, 39, grabbed the girl from her carriage and hurled her to the ground in the Daxing District of Beijing on July 23, after an argument with the toddler's mother over a parking space.
Han fled the scene but was captured the next day.
The girl was severely injured and died days later despite treatment.
The Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court heard the case on Sept. 16.
Prosecutors recommended that Han, who committed the crime within a year of being released from prison, be given the death sentence.