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UPDATE: Couple found guilty in death of great-grandson

Posted: December 6, 2012 at 1:13 p.m.
Updated: December 6, 2012 at 4:25 p.m.

William Staten, 51, and Margette Staten, 61, were found guilty this afternoon of misdemeanor negligent homicide in the death of their great-grandson, Joniah Chronister, 2. Springdale District Judge Ernest Cate sentenced them to 1 year in jail and court costs. They have until Dec. 11 to appeal.

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