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Boyfriend of Clay County woman pleads guilty in death of 9-month-old girl

Sentenced to 22 years in prison

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ORANGE PARK, Fla. – The boyfriend of a Clay County woman, pleaded guilty to charges in the death of the women's 9-month-old daughter and was sentenced to 22 years in prison.

Mathew Hamrysky pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated manslaughter and aggravated child neglect in the death of 9-month old Charli May Smith.

According to detectives, Hamrysky was watching Charli May and her 2-year-old sister on Feb. 4 at the InTown Suites in Orange Park while the girls' mother, Ashley Smith, worked at Captain D's on Blanding Boulevard.

Hamrysky called Smith about 7:15 p.m. to tell her that Charli May wasn't breathing. He never called 911, authorities said.

Smith walked back to the room and called 911 at 7:36 p.m. when she found Charli May still unresponsive. Charli May died that night at Orange Park Medical Center.