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Man sentenced in burning, killing of baby girl

Posted: 10:27 AM, Jul 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-21 16:27:04Z

An Arizona man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and child abuse in the killing of an 8-month-old baby has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Adrian Ponce was sentenced Friday and also got lifetime probation.
Authorities say Ponce burned and shook an 8-month-old girl who died of her injuries in 2013.
Ponce was not the baby's biological father but was engaged to her mother.