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Father sentenced in death of 5-year-old daughter

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

A 23-year-old man was sentenced to life without parole Thursday in the 2012 murder of his 5-year-old daughter, according to the Richmond County District Attorney's Office.

Willie Clifford Jones was found guilty of felony murder during a trial, according to the DA office.

Investigators say Jones beat his daughter on March 11 of last year, sending her to the hospital. She was taken off life support a week later on March 17. 

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