BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with severely beating his 6-month-old daughter faces nearly four years in prison.
The Connecticut Post reports that 50-year-old William Lugo, of Bridgeport, was found guilty Thursday under the Alford doctrine of second-degree assault and risk of injury to a child. That means he acknowledges the state has enough evidence for a conviction.
The judge said he will sentence Lugo to three years and six months at sentencing on Sept. 27.
Police responded to Bridgeport Hospital in October 2016 for a possible case of child abuse.
Doctors said the infant had fractures to both legs, facial bruising and bleeding on her brain.
Lugo said he put the baby on a bed while he went to the bathroom and when he came back she was on the floor.
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