ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The Mississippi Supreme Court overturns a decision that would have given an Itawamba County man a new trial.
Justices ruled the Mississippi Court of Appeals should not have granted Joshua Clark a new trial.
He argued that a doctor’s testimony should not have been allowed.
Clark was convicted of killing his four-month-old daughter, Kyllie, in 2008.
The doctor testified that the infant died from shaken baby syndrome.
With today’s decision, Clark’s original 40-year sentence is upheld and he will remain in prison.