Springfield man pleads guilty to killing his 3-month-old daughter

The Springfield man accused of shaking his 3-month-old daughter to death has pleaded guilty to murder and tampering with evidence, according to Clark County Prosecutor Andy Wilson.

Brian Hayslip, 22, was charged in December with murder, involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence in connection with the death of Lilly Hayslip.

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Lilly was found dead in Mercer County and authorities said it appears she died in Clark County from a subdermal hematoma to the brain, which is common for babies who were shaken.

Hayslip entered a not guilty by reason of insanity plea in February.

In a motion to withdraw his plea of insanity, defense attorney Shawn Murphy said a report completed by a clinical psychologist prompted him to change the plea.

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