Man gets life term in killing of girlfriend's 2-year-old son

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX (AP) -- A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in El Mirage in 2011.

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury had convicted Gregory Amador-Creane of first-degree murder and child abuse in the killing of the boy, who suffered head injuries.

A court spokesman said the sentences imposed Friday by Judge M. Scott McCay means Amador-Creane must serve at least 35 years in prison before the possibility of parole.

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