Las Vegas woman sentenced in 2019 death of boyfriend’s daughter
(AP) -A Las Vegas woman has been sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in connection with the death of her boyfriend’s young daughter in 2019.
A jury in July convicted 26-year-old Shevhuan Miller on charges of murder and child abuse.
The Clark County coroner’s office determined 5-year-old Janiyah Russell died of blunt force injuries.
On Thursday, a district judge sentenced Miller to between 20 and 50 years in prison for first-degree murder and child abuse, neglect or endangerment resulting in substantial bodily harm.
The child’s father — 27-year-old Richard Davis — is scheduled to go to trial in February.
Prosecutors said Davis is facing charges of murder and six counts of child abuse, neglect or endangerment resulting in substantial bodily harm.
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