ANCHORAGE - A 27-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the beating death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, and has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
Alaska State Troopers say Shaka Levshakoff entered his plea in Anchorage Superior Court on Monday. He was charged in the June 24, 2007, death of Anne Marie Nimmo of Whittier.
Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says Levshakoff pleaded guilty to manslaughter and interference to officialproceedings.
Peters says he was sentenced to 20 years in prison with five suspended for manslaughter. He received three years, with two suspended, for the interference charge.