MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Maplewood man has pleaded guilty to fatally beating his girlfriend’s daughter.
Leb Meak, 35, admitted in court Tuesday that he punched, squeezed and threw the 18-month-old girl.READ MORE: Former Minneapolis Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson Fighting Stage 5 Kidney Disease
It happened at his home in February.READ MORE: Ex-Soldier's Company Works To Provide Security, Peace Of Mind For Churches
Meak had been babysitting the girl while her mother was at work in Burnsville.MORE NEWS: Police: Boy's Body Found In Trunk Of Car In Mound, 2 Arrested
The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office is asking for Meak to receive a higher sentence because the toddler had been beaten over a long period.