Haverstraw father convicted in infant daughter's death

A Haverstraw father has been convicted in connection to the death of his infant daughter. Michal Aviles was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter and criminally

NEW CITY - A Haverstraw father has been convicted in connection to the death of his infant daughter. Michal Aviles was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, but not guilty of murder in the death of his 5-month-old daughter, Michelle. The child's mother, Lisette Capellan, was found not guilty of all charges and released.

Police say the baby died in Jan. 2011 with fractures to her skull and ribs and bruises all over her body. The infant was allegedly beaten at least three hours before her parents took her to Nyack Hospital.

Aviles faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced in April.Trial begins for Haverstraw couple accused in child's deathHaverstraw parents plead not guilty to infant's murderMom arrested in connection with child's beating deathFuneral held for baby allegedly killed by dad

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