Joshua Ricket Arrested In Death of Girlfriend's 19-Month-Old Son (Updated)

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Update II: Joshua Ricket was sentenced today to life in prison with no chance at parole for 30 years. (WOIO)

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Update: Joshua Ricket pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend's 19-month-old son. When the child would not stop crying, Ricket threw the baby on a bed and choked him. He faces life in prison.

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Joshua Ricket was babysitting Jordan Pizzi, his girlfriend's 19-month-old son, Friday when the child sustained injuries that eventually led to his death.

Pizzi was taken to Tri-Point Medical Center in Painesville before being pronounced dead.

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Vince Grzegorek

Vince Grzegorek has been with Scene since 2007 and editor-in-chief since 2012. He previously worked at Discount Drug Mart and Texas Roadhouse.
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