Coney Island family marks 1 year since infant’s death

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The family of 16-month-old girl marked one year Saturday since she was allegedly beaten to death by her father.

The baby's 19-year-old father Shaquan Taylor is accused of beating her daughter Nylah Lewis to death on a day they should have been celebrating Father’s Day. 

Nylah's mother rushed the baby to the hospital where she fought for five days before she was pronounced dead.

Officials at Maimonides Medical Center say Nylah Lewis suffered massive brain injuries.

Her family told News 12 that the pain will never go away and that they hope justice is served. 

Taylor’s trial is set to begin on August 27. 

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