State court of appeals uphold conviction in toddler's death | News
ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC)- Alabama's Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld a conviction in the killing of an Etowah County child.
Timothy Boyle was convicted of capital murder and then sentenced to die for the 2005 murder of Savannah White.
At the time, investigators said they found evidence of prior abuse on Savannah's body. Savannah's sister also testified during the trial that Boyle burned her with a cigarette while she was trying to protect her sister.
District Attorney Jimmie Harp says Boyle's attorneys raised 30 objections during the appeal process but the court found in favor of the prosecution on each one.
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