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Ben Hill Co. man found guilty in toddler beating

By  Stephanie Springer  - bio | email

FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) –A Ben Hill County man was found guilty Thursday of brutally beating a two year old boy in November 2009.

The jury deliberated two hours before convicting 23-year old Noah Larkin of aggravated assault and cruelty to a child.

He was acquitted of two other charges.

Investigators say Larkin beat his girlfriend's 2-year old son Cedric Taylor, Junior.

The toddler suffered serious head injuries and a partially collapsed lung and is still undergoing rehab.

Larkin will be sentenced at a later date.

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