Dad of Ohio girl found dead in crib guilty of corpse abuse

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MEDINA, Ohio (AP) – A judge in Ohio has convicted a father of corpse abuse after his daughter’s decomposed body was found in a crib.

Thirty-five-year-old Eric Warfel also was found guilty Wednesday of tampering with evidence.

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He was found competent to stand trial after pleading not guilty by reason of insanity.

Ember Warfel’s body was discovered last July by a cable company worker in a Medina apartment, south of Cleveland.

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Medical examiners couldn’t determine how the 21-month-old girl died because of her body’s state of decomposition. Warfel’s attorney has said Ember was born with severe medical problems.

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Warfel had another daughter who died in 2013. A medical examiner ruled the 5-month-old’s death as “sudden unexplained infant death.”

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