Man sentenced in baby’s death
Emelia Elizabeth Matwiy died in Alberta Children's Hospital after suffering serious head injuries.
Published Monday, October 1, 2012 5:30PM MDT
Last Updated Monday, October 1, 2012 5:31PM MDT
A Calgary man will spend the next few years behind bars for his part in the death of his fiancée’s baby daughter.
Four-month old Emelia Matwiy died in August of 2007, four days after being admitted to the Alberta Children's Hospital.
A subsequent autopsy showed the girl died of cranial trauma and brain injury.
Daniel Vernon Berge was arrested following a two year investigation.
Berge was in a relationship with Emelia’s mother at the time of her death and was convicted of manslaughter in June, 2012.
The crown was pushing for a 10 year sentence but with credit for time served, Berge will spend two and half years in prison.