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Douglas Wade makes fourth attempt for parole since 1988 murder and sexual assault of toddler – Sydney Morning Herald

A murderer and child sex offender appealing for release from prison says he is sorry for killing a 22-month-old girl but that he can’t say why he did it more than three decades on.

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While he accepts responsibility for the death of the child, Wade and his family continue to deny the sexual assault.
Wade, now 57, was initially sentenced to life in prison for the murder and sexual assault of the girl. This was reviewed down to 36 years in 2013 by Justice Megan Latham.
The 22-month-old was brutally bashed to death by Wade. Credit:Nine News
On Friday, Wade gave evidence before the State Parole Authority in his fourth attempt at release on parole since he became eligible in A…

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