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Published September 25, 2012, 08:48 PM

Mendoza to Serve Five Years and Be Deported

A man who admitted to killing his girlfriend's five-month-old baby by shaking and assaulting him is heading to prison for nearly five years then will be deported.

By: WDAZ Staff Reports, WDAZ

A man who admitted to killing his girlfriend's five-month-old baby by shaking and assaulting him is heading to prison for nearly five years then will be deported.

31-year-old Pedro Mendoza agreed to a plea deal on a second-degree manslaughter charge. He is in the United States illegally and will be deported back to Guatemala after his sentence. Mendoza will also pay nearly $8,500 in restitution to the family from prison earnings.

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