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02/12/03 - Tyler

Father Accused in Daughter's Murder Awaits Sentence

An Anderson County man accused of shaking his 2-year old daughter to death could get the death sentence.

A jury found 36-year old Robert Roberson guilty on capital murder charges Tuesday. Roberson's daughter, Nikki Michelle Curtis died from massive head injuries at a local hospital last February. Soon after, Roberson was indicted for her murder

During the punishment phase of trial Wednesday, jurors heard testimony from defense experts. The panel will next decide whether Roberson gets life in prison or death.

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