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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Watonga Girl

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A Blaine County man accused of stabbing his 8-year-old cousin to death has pleaded no contest to first-degree murder.

James Daukei, 21, entered the plea Thursday and was sentenced to life in prison. Prosecutors say Daukei, who also went by the nickname "Icey," snatched Rosalin Reynolds of Watonga from her bed in March 2011, and stabbed the girl several times in the chest.

Prosecutors say he was about to bury Rosalin when the little girl's father found them.

3/25/2011 Related Story: Man Charged With Murder In Watonga Girl's Death

Daukei was found incompetent to stand trial in February; but after he received mental-health treatment, a judge restarted the proceedings against Daukei and declared him competent.

3/24/2011 Related Story: Man Arrested In Watonga Girl's Death Was Out On Bond At Time Of Murder

10/13/2011 Related Story: Court Delay For Man Charged In Watonga Girl's Death

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