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Texas man gets 5-year sentence for killing girlfriend’s daughter

A Texas man convicted of killing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday, KSAT reported.

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Matthew Carrillo was found guilty Tuesday in the 2012 death of Kayla Garcia. The 28-year-old could have been sentenced to a maximum of life in prison.

According to trial testimony, the girl suffered massive blunt force head trauma and other injuries consistent with a beating.

The girl's mother is charged with injury to a child by omission and is awaiting trial, KSAT reported.

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