Man sentenced to 6 years in child abuse case

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man arrested after a four-year-old was found unconscious at an apartment complex back in June of 2011 has been sentenced to six years in prison.

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Fernando Lopez plead no contest to willful cruelty to a child back in August.

The Bakersfield Fire Department and Hall Ambulance responded to an apartment complex in the 3700 block of Q Street on reports of an unconscious four-year-old on June 1, 2011.

Lopez has already served some of his time, so he has about 1.5 years left in prison.

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