Man gets 46-year prison sentence in child's death - New York News

Man gets 46-year prison sentence in child's death

Posted: Updated:
Jose Zenaido Acevedo Jose Zenaido Acevedo

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - A Coconino County man faces 46 years in prison after being sentenced in the child abuse death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter.

Superior Court Judge Dan Slayton sentenced 26-year-old Jose Zenaido Acevedo to two consecutive 23-year sentences stemming from the October 2012 death of 2-year-old Victoria Rodriguez.

Sheriff's deputies found the girl unconscious when they responded to a call for help at the mother's home.

The Arizona Daily Sun reports that Acevedo had been watching the child while her mother was at work.

The coroner determined abusive head trauma caused the girl's death.

Acevedo was convicted of second-degree murder and child abuse. He was sentenced Wednesday.

Follow this story: Ariz man pleads guilty in death of 2-year-old girl

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press modified.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Skydiver dies after crashing into NJ backyard

    Skydiver dies after crashing into NJ backyard

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:56:44 GMT
    New Jersey NewsNew Jersey News
    A 49-year-old sky diver from Brooklyn died after crashing into the backyard of a home in New Jersey. According to officials, Arkady Shenker wore a specialized parachute during the jump. Shenker was known to be an experienced skydiver who had over 300 jumps under his belt.
    A 49-year-old sky diver from Brooklyn died after crashing into the backyard of a home in New Jersey. According to officials, Arkady Shenker wore a specialized parachute during the jump. Shenker was known to be an experienced skydiver who had over 300 jumps under his belt.
  • Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    New Jersey NewsNew Jersey News
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
  • 2 children die in overnight NYC fire

    2 children die in overnight NYC fire

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:57:33 GMT
    Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.
    Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices