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22-year-old man found guilty in child's death

Devonte Baker faces up to life in prison

Booking photo of Devonte Baker.
Booking photo of Devonte Baker.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 22-year-old man was found guilty Thursday afternoon of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse charges, state attorneys said.

In December 2012, the 2-year-old child was under Devonte Baker's care when the child's mother returned home and found the child unresponsive.

The child was taken to a hospital, but later died as a result of a severe head injury, authorities said.

Baker faces up to life in prison. State attorneys said he will be sentenced the week of March 23.