ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. -- The man accused of beating a two-year-old girl to death in Salina has pleaded guilty.
As part of a plea deal, Sharif Hamilton pleaded guilty to first degree manslaughter in the death of Danielle Cashaw.
Hamilton was living with the girl and her mother at Orchard Estates at the time. He was originally charged with just assault, but the girl died three days after his arrest.
Hamilton will be sentenced to 18 years in prison.