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Man Who Killed 2 Year Old Nigerian Girl for “Soiling Herself” Jailed for Life in the UK



Amina Agboola & Dean Harris - August 2014 - BN News - 01
The man who killed the 2-year-old daughter of a Nigerian man Reuben Agboola, Amina in November 2013 has been sentenced to life in prison at the Cambridge Crown Court, England.

26 year old Reuben Agboola had Amina with Sarah Racqueman. When Reuben and Sarah split, he hardly saw his daughter and a year later officers told him that little Amina had been killed.

The Independent UK reports that 20-year Dean Harris who was dating Amina’s 29-year-old mother Sarah, killed Amina after becoming frustrated at her soiling herself.

Harris killed Amina Agboola by kicking her so hard she was thrown six feet across the room and ruptured her liver.

The force of the blow was severe that it tore her liver in two. According to paramedics, they found her body lying “like a rag doll”.

In a detailed confession letter, Harris admitted to manslaughter but was convicted of the child’s murder. He will spend a minimum of 17 years in prison.

Reuben Agboola

Reuben Agboola

At the sentencing, Reuben Agboola said; “I am pleased with the sentence Dean Harris has received today. However the grief feels like it has no end. I think about Amina constantly. I still cry everyday.

I go through the motions of living but inside I am somewhere else thinking about my daughter all the time. No one understands the pain except those people who are experiencing it.

My heart reaches out to every parent on earth who is suffering the loss of a child.”

Amina’s mum and Harris had been dating for just five months. She was cleared by a Jury in June for causing or allowing the death.  She however got a suspended sentence earlier in the month.

Reuben claims Sarah had been warned by social workers of Harris’ “furious” ways.

RIP Amina.


  1. ao

    August 12, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    What a beautiful child. Rip little Amina. The father should take comfort in knowing that the killer is going to be on almost everyone’s hit list while in prison. He will be praying for solitary confinement on a daily basis.

    It seems that this type of murder is very common and by this, I mean where a boyfriend kills the child of the woman he is dating. My advice to single women with children is to not leave your child alone with a man that you are dating that is not their father; especially, a young man THAT YOU HAVE ONLY BEEN DATING FOR A SHORT WHILE. They tend to have very little patience for your child(ren) and feel zero connection to them. And by children, I mean all minors from 0 to 18 years of age.

    • Iya

      August 12, 2014 at 7:59 pm

      I am telling you. Cant these people have a little patience to study a person before leaving your most precious thing in the hands or in the care of another. You cant leave your credit card with the man, you now leave your child with him? What is all this?!

  2. ak

    August 12, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    God dey

  3. Grown Woman

    August 12, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Chei this is side.May she R.I.P surely only God can judge

  4. Mz Socially Awkward...

    August 12, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    @ao, truly, there are a lot more cases like this than are usually reported by mainstream media.

    Little children are very vulnerable targets for certain twisted individuals who prey on their even more vulnerable mothers. I’m very glad to see this man got the prison sentence he deserved and once word gets out that he’s a child-murderer… life in jail will be miserable.

  5. mulikat

    August 12, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    RIP Amina

  6. RONKS

    August 12, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    RIP Amina, may God grant ur parents the fortitude to bear the loss

  7. Omo1`

    August 12, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    When I read this story last week of how the force of the kick from this man led to this poor girl’s liver splitting into two…my heart totally broke! How could a person act so cruel to a fragile minor, I cant even imagine…

  8. Meena

    August 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    The punishment of Hell still awaits him, killing a 2yr old child for soiling herself? that is some sick sumtin…may he be raped on a regular in prison, maybe his temper will behave then

  9. Yusfah

    August 12, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    Wat a wicked acted. Serves him right. RIP pretty Queen Amina.


    August 12, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Sorry dear,I am very sad about this story the single mothers should be vigilant not killing them lone but raping them too. Amina rest in perfect peace

  11. tai

    August 12, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Crazy man. How would Amina’s mum subject her daughter to herEVIL boyfriend. He must be racist and a sick man. Please be responsible with who you leave your kids with, people are so WICKED these days. End times!

    • Africhic

      August 13, 2014 at 9:54 am

      He might not be racist. But he is definitely a sick person.

  12. wisest duchess

    August 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm


  13. blessing

    August 12, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    the child is biracial so stop claiming her as Nigerian. Anyways let her soul rest in peace and this man needs to rote in hell.

    • bb

      August 13, 2014 at 1:48 pm

      Na wa for you ooooo, biracial kwa? is that what the story is about or you just decided to pick ur own topic to discuss…and you went to school ooo…. isssssokay!!!

  14. That Igbo Girl

    August 12, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Very sad

  15. dotty

    August 13, 2014 at 9:24 am

    hmmmm…blessing…..ok oooooo…rip cutie

  16. bb

    August 13, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    its well…RIP

  17. Feirooz

    August 13, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    Such a pretty gal.. Soo sad may her soul R.I.E.P

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