Teen Receives 25 to Life for Beating Death of Toddler

BUFFALO, NY - Dylan Schumaker received a sentence of 25 years to life in prison on Friday for the beating death of his girlfriend's toddler last March.

Schumaker, 16, was found guilty last month of second degree murder in the death of 23-month-old Austin Smith.

During the trial, Schumaker admitted to striking Smith several times while babysitting him and that while he, "lost his cool" he says he did not intend to kill the child.


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