Michael Stagles sentenced to 1 1/3 to 4 years

December 06, 2017 12:10 PM

The father who pleaded guilty to criminal negligence in the death of his three-year old daughter from Greece was sentenced on Wednesday.

Michael Stagles took a plea deal in the case. He will serve 1 1/3 to 4 years in state prison.

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His daughter, Brook Stagles, died last year from blunt force trauma to her stomach. Stagles' girlfriend, Erica Bell, was found guilty of murder and manslaughter and is serving 25 years-to-life in prison.

After serving 1 1/3 year, Stagles will be up for parole to determine if he will serve the full four years. In court the judge recommended that Stagles serve the full four years.


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