Monday, July 26, 2010

Dad found guilty of felony murder in death of 7-month-old daughter (Hinesville, Georgia)

Dad TRAVIS WILLIAMS has been found guilty of felony murder and other charges in the death of his 7-month-old daughter.

Father guilty in baby's death
Travis Williams sentenced to life in prison

By Patty Leon
Staff writer
Updated: July 26, 2010 10:43 a.m.

Travis Williams was found guilty of felony murder, aggravated assault, three counts of cruelty to children in the second degree and two counts of contributing to the deprivation of a child for his involvement in the September 2008 death of his 7-month-old daughter, Syikiria Williams, in Hinesville. Williams was found not guilty of malice murder.

The trial, which lasted four days, was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney John Hope.