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Father found guilty in death of infant son

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A jury in Sheboygan County has convicted a young father of reckless homicide in the death of his infant son.

Prosecutors say 24-year-old Andrew Goldston caused the brain injuries that resulted in the March 2010 death of 1-month-old Leander. A jury deliberated for about five hours Thursday before deciding the child’s injuries were too severe for the accidental fall which Goldston described.

The Sheboygan Press says a first-degree reckless homicide conviction carries up to 40 years in prison. No sentencing date has been set.

Information from: The Sheboygan Press, http://www.sheboygan-press.com

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