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Suspect in death of one-year-old found guilty of first degree murder

Posted at 4:00 PM, Mar 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-14 19:27:11-04

A man arrested in 2012 for the death of a one-year-old boy in South Bakersfield was found guilty of first degree murder Tuesday.

Carlos Ruben Laguna was charged with first degree murder and assault of a child under 8 resulting in death. The charge of willful cruelty to a child was dropped.

The incident happened in 2010.

He will be sentenced in April.

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