Man sentenced for toddler's murder

COMPTON - A 31-year-old Compton man was sentenced last Friday to 25 years to life in prison for the murder of his live-in girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter in 2010, the district attorney's office announced.Omar Gutierrez, who was convicted in March of second-degree murder and assault on a child causing death, was sentenced by Compton Superior Court Judge Paul Bacigalup. The toddler, identified as Leslie R. in court documents, was pronounced dead Nov. 12, 2010 after Gutierrez and the child's mother called paramedics.

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