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Westmoreland County jury convicts man in death of infant daughter

Associated Press

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INDIANA – A Western Pennsylvania man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the death of his 20-day-old daughter.


The Westmoreland County jury deliberated for about five hours Friday before convicting 26-year-old Clayton Mibroda of Bolivar.


A coroner ruled the Dec. 27, 2011 death of Natalee Mibroda a homicide and said she died from head and chest injuries.


Mibroda took the stand earlier this week in his own defense, blaming Natalee’s mother for her death.


A third-degree murder conviction carries a sentence guideline of 20 to 40 years in prison. Mibroda’s sentencing will be held in about 90 days.


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