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Man gets three years for death of child while baby-sitting

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Arthur Berger said Wednesday that he is haunted by what happened to a baby girl he accidentally killed while baby-sitting her in October.


"I think about it every time I try to go to sleep," Berger said after pleading guilty Wednesday in Cass County District Court to charges of negligent homicide and abuse or neglect of a child.

Judge Georgia Dawson then sentenced Berger to three years in prison followed by seven years of probation.

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