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Green sentenced to life for infant's beating death

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BECKLEY (WVVA) – A Raleigh County has been sentenced to life for the 2013 murder of his two-year-old stepson.

James Green had been charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of the infant. The deceased child's twin was also injured. Green pleaded guilty in October 2013.

The children's mother, Brandy Smallwood pleaded guilty to a count of child neglect resulting in serious injury.

Green will serve 17 years in the state prison before he is eligible for parole.

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