- Associated Press - Saturday, March 7, 2015

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A central Georgia woman has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of her 9-week-old daughter.

The Telegraph of Macon (https://bit.ly/1E1Y8KA ) reports 26-year-old Jessica Ann Driskell of Milledgeville was found guilty Thursday of felony murder and cruelty to children in her daughter’s death. Authorities have said the girl was beaten to death in September 2013. Prosecutors have said the girl suffered severe blows to her head.

The girl’s 29-year-old father Tamarus Hartry pleaded guilty to concealing her death and testified against Driskell.

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