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Canyon Country man pleads no contest in death of father

A Canyon Country man entered a no contest plea on May 18 in the killing his 74-year-old father at their home, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. 

On May 16, Sean Matthias Miller pleaded no contest to one count of voluntary manslaughter for killing Jack Robert Miller. 

Sean Miller and his father got into a fight June 15, 2015, according to prosecutors. During the fight, Sean Miller beat his father with a bat and then kicked him, prosecutors said. 

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies were called to the residence at 6:50 p.m., said Lt. Victor Lewandowski. Three days later, Miller was arrested and charged with murder. 

Miller could face a term of 11 years in prison when he returns to court June 20 for sentencing. 

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @jeromercampbell and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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