Local father sentenced in death of his nine-month-old son

Updated: 07/24/2014 9:02 PM
Created: 07/24/2014 8:57 PM WHEC.com

A local father was sentenced Thursday in the death of his nine-month-old son.

Maurice Faison was sentenced to the maximum of 25 years to life in prison. He was found guilty in June of second-degree murder.

His nine-month-old son, Tristen, was rushed to the hospital in September after his mother found him unresponsive in his crib. The baby died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head. 

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