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Couple charged in daughter's death convicted of manslaughter

Kentucky State Police say a Fleming County couple has been convicted of Manslaughter for the death of their three-month-old daughter.

Police say the jury recommended 32-year-old Terry Buchanan serve 20 years, and 23-year-old Jessica Allen serve 10 years. They'll be formally sentenced on September 17.

Police say the couple's infant daughter, Kayla, died in the Ewing community of Fleming County in July 2008.

The couple was originally indicted for Murder and Criminal Abuse in 2009, but the jury convicted them on First Degree Manslaughter.


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