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Man found guilty in sitter’s murder

on February 15, 2014 10:19 AM

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A jury has found a Utah man guilty of child abuse homicide in the death of a teenage baby sitter who prosecutors say died as the result of the man giving her a lethal dose of drugs.

The eight-person jury reached its verdict two hours after they were given the case.

Eric Millerberg was also found guilty of unlawful sexual contact with a minor, obstruction of justice and desecration of a dead body.

Prosecutors told jurors that the 38-year-old injected 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen with heroin and methamphetamine during a night of drugs and sex that also included Millerberg’s wife, Dea Millerberg. She testified against her husband in the three-day trial.

Sentencing was set for March 18. Eric Millerberg faces up to life in prison.

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