CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
HAPPENING TODAY: Join KRLD from 10a-7p in Downtown Carrollton as our Your Hometown Tour continues!

Local

Mansfield Man Gets 50 Years Jail For Toddler Abuse

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

494849761 10 Mansfield Man Gets 50 Years Jail For Toddler AbuseCelebrating National Underwear Day

465887719 Mansfield Man Gets 50 Years Jail For Toddler AbuseFacebook Users – Beware The App!

 alt=JLo Shows Off Her Best Assets In New Cover

904255 10 Mansfield Man Gets 50 Years Jail For Toddler AbuseRemembering Robin Williams

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

FORT WORTH (AP) - A 29-year-old North Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty in the 2010 beating of his girlfriend’s young daughter.

Tarrant County prosecutors say Adam Palmer of Mansfield was sentenced Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and causing serious bodily injury to a child.

Palmer’s plea deal comes five months after a jury sentenced his girlfriend, Ryka Hopper, to 40 years in prison for failing to seek medical attention for then-2-year-old Ahnnakha White.

According to testimony at Hopper’s trial, Palmer shot the girl in the foot with a BB gun and removed the BB with a knife. Palmer also was accused of violently shaking the girl about two weeks before she went into a coma. She remains in a vegetative state.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out:

View Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 42,313 other followers