The state Court of Appeals has upheld the 40-year sentence given a Gulfport man convicted of abusing a 2-year-old girl while he was her caregiver.
Daniel Wayne Byers was convicted in Harrison County in 2013 on two counts of felony child abuse. He was given 40 years on each count to run concurrently.
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First published July 24 2014, 10:18 AM