A Calgary father charged in his daughter's overdose death tried to revive the baby using wires from a lamp as a makeshift defibrillator, a court heard Tuesday.
Jonathan Hope told paramedics who responded to his southwest Calgary home in April 2006 that he performed CPR on his daughter for five hours, witnesses testified.
A paramedic said he noticed a dismantled lamp at the scene, and Hope indicated he tried to restart the baby's heart with two bare wires.
Hope said he did not call 911 because his phone wasn't working, the judge-only trial in the Court of Queen's Bench heard.
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It is tragic that someone died
However the fact that he used wires from the lamp(another article here said he also used vasoline) as a defib makes me snicker...I have joked about that before but common..