Father sentenced for killing toddler over broken Xbox

A man who killed his 17-month-old daughter in a rage over a broken Xbox has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison. Tyrone Spellman, 27, of Philadelphia, killed Alayiah Turman with at least five blows to the head, prosecutors said. The force of the blows cracked the toddlers skull several times.

"Ive been doing this 13 years, and this is one of the few cases thats ever left me at a loss for words," Assistant District Attorney James Berardinelli said. "Theres never a good reason for this (murder), but this is just the pettiest of reasons.

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