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Horrifying Details in Murder Trial For Man Accused of Torturing, Beating 4-Year-Old

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The capitol murder trial of a North Carolina man accused of beating, biting and raping the 4-year-old daughter of his girlfriend continues this week as prosecutors reveal evidence which they believe prove 25-year-old Jonathan Richardson killed little Teghan Skiba.


According to WRAL, a DNA analyst testified this week the child's DNA was found on a wooden rod inside a shed investigators believe was the site of his crimes and used to beat her.


READ THE WRAL CASE TIMELINE: HERE


The state believes Richardson tortured the girl for ten days while her mother was out of town. Richardson took Teghan to the hospital in June of 2010 where witnesses say he claimed the girl hit her head while jumping on a bed. Teghan died from blunt force trauma to the head according to the medical examiner, but he also revealed there were 66 bite marks, injuries around the child's neck consistent with the use of a power cord and too many bruiser on her body to count.  
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