Charlotte man sentened to life in prison for the murder of his 6-month-old daughter

- A judge sentenced a man accused of killing his daughter life in prison on Wednesday. 

Todd Eric Boderick, 29, was sentenced for the 2012 murder of his 6- month-old daughter, Keyoni Boderick. 

The trial, which began on March 14, was held in courtroom 5370 before The Honorable Robert T. Sumner, Superior Court Judge.

The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Team tried Boderick, 29, for first-degree murder, felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury and being a habitual felon.

In lieu of a jury trial, Boderick requested a bench trial before Judge Sumner, as allowed under North Carolina law.

Judge Sumner found Boderick guilty as charged and sentenced him to life in prison without the possibility of parole, as well as an additional 110-144 months in prison.

Local officials have declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. For more information about the team’ s work, prevention tips and resources, visit www.meck4kids.org.

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