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Alum Bridge Man Convicted of Child Neglect

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A jury has convicted a Lewis County man charged with child neglect creating the risk of injury.

Thomas Matthew Sims III, 27, of Alum Bridge, was charged with the crime in August 2013 by West Virginia State Police. Sims held a 2-year-old girl over a 7th story apartment balcony while he was drunk and fighting with his girlfriend, according to a criminal complaint.

Sims will be sentenced at a later date.