TEXAS MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR STOMPING TODDLER GIRL TO DEA

A Texas man who had faced the death penalty for stomping an 18-month-old baby to death was instead sentenced to life in prison on Monday, the Fort-Worth Star Telegram reported.

Joshua Beard, 24, was convicted of killing his girlfriend’s child, Tylea Moore, in July 2014. He also received a 20-year sentence for evidence tampering. The sentences will be served concurrently.