By Australian Associated Press
Published: 09:12 BST, 2 August 2017 | Updated: 09:12 BST, 2 August 2017
A Queensland stay-at-home mother has escaped immediate jail time after being convicted of assaulting her baby daughter, despite a judge describing the act as 'an attack on a defenceless victim'.
A Brisbane Supreme Court jury on Wednesday found Ashleigh Meagan Watterson not guilty of two counts of attempted murder, as well as an alternative charge of grievous bodily harm, but convicted her of assaulting four-month-old Sarah.
Justice Martin Burns sentenced her to two years' imprisonment, wholly