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      Man Accused of Killing 3-year-old In Danville Pleads Guilty

      Danville, VA -- The man accused of killing a three year old girl in Danville has pleaded guilty.

      Monday, Shonta Barnhill-Sherrod appeared in circuit court today to plead guilty to felony murder as well as child abuse and neglect with serious injury charges. A first degree murder charge was dismissed.

      In April an autopsy showed Teliajah Brown died from blunt force trauma. Brown's mother told ABC 13 Barnhill-Sherrod was her boyfriend. The sentencing is set for January.

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