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Oklahoma man found guilty in toddler's death


September 7, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A jury has found a Tulsa man guilty of killing a 19-month-old child and soliciting murder against the baby's mother.

Jurors in Oklahoma County District Court convicted Bert Franklin on Thursday of first-degree murder in the death of Lincoln Lewis. Franklin, 37, was in a relationship with Lincoln's mother, Roxanne Randall, at the time.

Prosecutors said Franklin caused fatal skull fractures to the toddler inside Randall's Oklahoma City house on July 16, 2016. The toddler died two days later.

Home surveillance video showed Franklin making a kicking and throwing motion at...

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