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Norwich man sentenced for causing death of 1-year-old daughter

28-year-old Devan Ellsworth of Norwich (Photo provided by the Norwich Police Department)

Devan Ellsworth pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Posted: Feb. 8, 2019 4:20 PM

NORWICH, N.Y. -- The Norwich father who caused the death of his 1-year-old daughter was sentenced to prison.

Devan Ellsworth pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

In court Friday morning, he was sentenced to 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison.

The 28-year-old was accused of causing a head injury to his daughter, which caused her to pass out. She died the next day.

The incident happened in August.

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