Dwayne Patrick Cowart, 32, was sentenced to 840 months in prison for beating his two-month-old daughter to death in 2014 at his home in DuPont. In December, a jury convicted Cowart of murder in the second degree.
“Nothing is more important than protecting our children,” said Prosecutor Mark Lindquist. “As a father, I was saddened and sickened by this horrific and inexplicable crime.”
On March 24, 2014, the victim’s mother went to work and left the infant in Cowart’s care. Later that day, Cowart called the mother and told her to come home because the girl was not breathing… Read More