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Michael Stagles sentenced for role in 3-yr-old daughter's death

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Michael Stagles, the father of the toddler beaten to death last November, was sentenced to 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. (WHAM photo)

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Michael Stagles, the father of a Greece toddler beaten to death by his girlfriend, was sentenced to 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison Wednesday morning.

Brook Stagles, 3, was beaten to death in November 2016.

Michael Stagles' girlfriend, Erica Bell, was charged with murder in her death and was convicted in September in a bench trial. She was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison.

Michael Stagles pleaded guilty back in October to criminally negligent homicide in Brook's death.

In court Wednesday morning, Stagles apologized to the judge and the courtroom for what happened.


13WHAM News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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