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Justin Bennett sentenced for killing 3-year-old daughter in 2016

Posted at 7:55 AM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 14:18:18-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Henderson father Justin Bennett has been sentenced 50 years to life after being convicted of killing his 3-year-old daughter in 2016.

He was convicted on 32 counts, including murder and child abuse.

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The coroner says his daughter Abygaile had a ruptured heart and other chest injuries and she died from blunt chest trauma. The coroner also said the child was a victim of chronic abuse.

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