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Man, 20, denies murdering baby daughter in Inverness

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Image caption Mikayla Haining suffered serious injuries at an address in Inverness

A father has appeared at the High Court in Glasgow to deny murdering his baby daughter.

Thomas Haining, 20, is accused of repeatedly inflicting blunt force trauma to 23-day-old Mikayla's head and body at an address in Inverness.

Mr Haining, of Grantown-on-Spey, allegedly assaulted the child between 17 May last year and 8 June.

The judge continued the case to 8 February when a pre-trial hearing will be set.

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