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Father sentenced in child's death

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DALTON, WHITFIELD COUNTY (WRCB) – A Whitfield County man arrested for killing his baby girl will spend 18-years in prison.

Nathaniel Hester pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter this week.

Investigators say Hester was high on drugs and alcohol when he killed his five-week-old daughter.

The medical examiner says the girl died of blunt force trauma.

This week, a Whitfield County judge sentenced Hester to 18-years behind bars and two years on probation.

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