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Oklahoma man sentenced to life for drowning toddler daughter


November 2, 2018

MCALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A southeast Oklahoma man convicted of drowning his 21-month-old daughter in July 2016 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Devin Sizemore, 23, was sentenced Wednesday in Pittsburg County District Court in the death of Emily Sizemore, according to court records.

"Young Emily appeared to have so many fail her over her short life," Mills said. "The one person that should have been her protector against any and all harm, her father, was the one that failed her the most."

Police were searching for Sizemore and the girl when they found the two in the earl...

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