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Walton County Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Murder of Infant

Walton County, Fla. - A Walton County man found guilty of murdering his infant child in April was sentenced earlier today. According to the State Attorney's Office, 28 year old Harold Bielec Jr will spend  25 years in prison plus 15 years of probation following his release from prison.

Back in December of 2015, Bielec was arrested after his son was unresponsive and not breathing while in his care.Bielec told jurors that he dropped his son into an empty bath tub, but claimed it was an accident.

Prosecutors believed Bielec was responsible for head and neck trauma to the child. It took jurors four hours to find him guilty of 2nd degree murder. 


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