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Wayne County Couple Faces 20 Years In Prison In Death Of Toddler

Contributor: Christine Winter
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Updated: 2/19/2013 8:37 pm
A Wayne County couple could face 20 years in prison after their conviction Monday in the death of a toddler.

A jury in Monticello found Kayla Lord and Jared Futrell guilty of wanton murder in the 2011 death of Lord's son, 17-month-old Staten Stephenson.

The sentencing is set for March 13th.

The two claimed they found the boy unresponsive.

The prosecution said he'd been beaten from head to toe.

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