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Kansas man sentenced to 14 years in daughter's death

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for the death of his 14-month-old daughter.

WIBW reports (http://bit.ly/2sxstDZ ) 28-year-old Michael Guerrero was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder and aggravated battery in the June 2015 death of Leah Kay Ross.

Guerrero told investigators he tried to perform CPR on the child when she started choking on a french fry. But a court affidavit cited doctors saying Leah's bruises were consistent with an "extremely violent event," such as being punched.

Guerrero was originally charged with first-degree murder, c...



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