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Steuben Co. judge convicts man of assaulting 8-month-old baby

Steuben County Court Judge Marianne Furfure returned a guilty verdict, convicting 29-year-old Steffan Miller of felony second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. (Photo: NYSP)

Bath, N.Y. (WHAM) - An Elmira man was convicted Friday morning for assaulting an 8-month-old child in November 2016.

Steuben County Court Judge Marianne Furfure returned a guilty verdict, convicting 29-year-old Steffan Miller of felony second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

On November 17, 2016, Miller was caring for the baby at a home in Bath. The child is not his own.

The child's mother came home and found the baby was injured, and had to be taken immediately to Arnot-Ogden Medical Center and then Strong Memorial Hospital.

Miller was arrested and charged. A bench trial ensued, during which the prosecution called 15 witnesses.

Miller is scheduled to be sentenced on December 19 at 2:30 p.m.

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