Man accused in death of 8-month-old daughter found not guilty

Man accused in death of 8-month-old daughter found not guilty (Image 1)

Stephen Jennings, accused of murder in the death of his 8-month-old daughter, was found not guilty by a Greene County jury Thursday evening.

His child was found unresponsive in September 2012 at the home of her mother, Pooja Jennings. Pooja Jennings pleaded guilty to aggravated child neglect in the case and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Stephen Jennings’ trial began Monday in Greene County Criminal Court. The jury returned its not guilty verdict just before 6 p.m. Thursday.

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