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Father Pleads Guilty To Murdering Daughter

An Adelaide man has pleaded guilty to the murder of his daughter in July.

Petrit Lekaj appeared by video link in Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday and admitted killing Sabrina Lekaj.

The 20-year-old was found dead in a car near the family's suburban Kidman Park home.

Her father was found next to her in the car with a serious abdominal injury and was treated in the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Sabrina Lekaj. Photo: Facebook

The 49-year-old was later remanded in custody and was being held in James Nash House, Adelaide's secure mental health facility.

In court on Monday, defence council Ben Sale said the guilty plea was entered after "a lot of consideration".

Prosecutors asked for a 12-week adjournment in the case to allow time for toxicology and post-mortem reports to be finalised.

No family or friends attended court.