Court of Appeals upholds child killer’s 40-year sentence

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A Central Indiana man will spend the next 40 years in prison for killing his girlfriend’s son.

The State Court of Appeals upheld Nathan Barker’s sentence Tuesday.

The Shelbyville man admitted to shaking and beating the 22-month old in August of 2011.

The court said the evidence in the case showed Barker is a violent adult who carried out a deadly attack on a toddler.

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