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Crisfield Man Sentenced in Connection with Daughter's Death

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CRISFIELD, Md.- A Somerset County man has been sentenced to ten years in prison in connection with his newborn daughter's death last year.

Matthew Holbrook of Crisfield was sentenced Wednesday after entering an Alford plea to charges of manslaughter and 2nd- degree assault.

According to Somerset County State's Attorney Daniel Powell, Holbrook admitted to striking his infant daughter with a game controller and water bottle in December 2014.

Holbrook also admitted to a prior assault where he hit his daughter. 

Holbrook will now spend ten years behind bars in Somerset County.

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