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Man who killed girl at Wheaton church gets 20 years in prison

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A man who crushed the skull of a 14-month-old girl while he was trying to beat up her father in a church in Wheaton was sentenced on Thursday to a 20-year stint in prison.


Judge Gerald Seibel said the toddler's death, caused by an errant swing of a baseball bat by David Eric Collins, was the most tragic case he had ever presided over, said Matt Franzese, Traverse County Attorney.

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