Man Gets 25 Years In 3-Year-Old’s Beating Death

TROY, Mo. (KMOX) –  A Troy Missouri man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday for causing the death of a three year old Lincoln County boy.

Douglas Rivette had pleaded guilty.

He admitted to kicking Demetrius Washington in the stomach.

The boy was hit so hard he fell backwards into a door.

Demetrius was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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