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An East 香港六和开奖历史记录 judge sentenced a man to life without parole Monday after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for throwing a 16-month-old baby into a shelf and killing her.

Jonathan Dunn, 37, was set to stand trial this week in the slaying of Ja'Leah Fontenot. State prosecutors were prepared to prove that a bucket filled with tools and other hardware fell on top of the infant after Dunn tossed her into a shelf on March 26, 2021. Dunn signed the plea agreement Monday afternoon before attorneys selected a jury in the case.聽

Calling it a "very heinous crime," District Judge Collette Greggs imposed the mandatory life sentence during a short hearing inside the 19th Judicial District Courthouse.

Dunn and Christy Marie Fontenot, the victim's mother, were both indicted on second-degree murder in July 2021. Christy Fontenot, 37, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter Jan. 25 and received a 20-year prison sentence, court records show.

Authorities said Dunn dated the baby girl's mother and had two children with her. He was not Ja'Leah Fontenot's biological father, prosecutors indicated.

According to case facts included in the plea agreement, Christy Fontenot dropped off her three children 鈥 ages 6, 3 and 16 months 鈥 at his Zion City house in the 4800 block of Peerless Street so he could baby-sit them. For six days, she left the children in what prosecutors described as a "deplorable" and "uninhabitable" residence with no working utilities, black mold, a large feces bucket and wall-to-wall hazardous materials cluttering the floor.聽

Dunn told 香港六和开奖历史记录 detectives he used heroin the night of March 26 shortly before he accidentally threw Ja'Leah across the bedroom when he was awakened by what he described as a bite, the agreement states. He said the infant hit a shelf, then landed on a mattress and a bucket of tools came crashing down on her.

Dunn didn't take Ja'Leah to the hospital or report her injuries until late the following night after the child stopped breathing, court records indicate.

Prosecutors noted he called Christy Fontenot prior to calling 911 and told her Ja'Leah was unresponsive and throwing up "yellow stuff." But the mother instructed Dunn not to call authorities, according to the agreement.

Christy Fontenot later told detectives she thought Dunn was exaggerating and told him she would send a Lyft to bring the children to her hotel room.

Ja'Leah was rushed to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, where she died. The autopsy showed she succumbed to internal bleeding that resulted from blunt-force trauma wounds to her face, head, chest and abdomen, prosecutors said. The infant also had fentanyl in her system, according to a toxicology test.

Email Matt Bruce at matt.bruce@theadvocate.com or follow him on Twitter, @Matt_BruceDBNJ.

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