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McDowell County man acquitted in child's death

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WELCH, WV (WVVA) It took a McDowell County jury only 38 minutes of deliberations to reach a not guilty verdict in the two-day trial against Anthony Hart, 25, of Isaban.

Hart was on trial for the April 22, 2013 death of his 4-month-old son Andrew. According to Hart's indictment, he "did intentionally, unlawfully, maliciously and feloniously inflict upon Andrew J. Hart substantial physical pain, illness or any impairment of physical condition thereby causing [his] death."

Hart was charged with child abuse resulting in death and child neglect resulting in death.

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