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Man Sentenced to Life in Prison For Sexually Abusing and Murdering His 3 Month Old Daughter

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A northern Michigan man who sexually abused and murdered his 3 month old daughter will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Steven Deuman was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

The girl died on the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indian Reservation in September of 2011.

An autopsy found she died of asphyxiation.

Federal authorities handled the case because it happened on tribal land.