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Man charged with killing son appeals sentence

Published On: Nov 26 2013 05:07:58 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 26 2013 06:18:30 PM CST

A Montgomery County man who admitted to killing his infant son is once again asking for a lighter sentence.

A Montgomery County man who admitted to killing his infant son is once again asking for a lighter sentence.

Jameel East was sentenced to 15-30 years in jail after pleading guilty to third-degree murder.

Prosecutors say he hit his son's head on a bathroom sink in a home near Lansdale back in 2011.

East's first request for a lesser sentence was shot down in July.

Now he's appealed to the state Superior Court.