Bedford Man Pleads Guilty to Charges

police lineThe Bedford man, whose child died after being suffocated, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of child abuse and methamphetamine manufacturing. 26 year old, Michael Anthony Smith, faces up to 50 years in prison. The child’s mother, 24 year old, Shana Marie Witt, still faces a trial on a first-degree murder charge. Smith’s attorney says Smith will cooperate in the case against his wife, but prosecutors have not offered a deal; his sentencing is set for Dec 16.

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