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Va Beach man charged after young daughter's death

by AP posted Aug 21 2012 5:02PM
    
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach man has been charged with felony child neglect after his young daughter died.
 
    
Police say 24-year-old Marcus Dewayne Brantley is being held without bond in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center.
 
    
Brantley called 911 on Aug. 15 to report his 14-month-old daughter, Melanie, had hit her head while playing. Police said Brantley indicated he applied ice to her head before placing her back in a crib. When Brantley checked on her later, she was unresponsive.
 
    
The toddler was taken to a hospital where she later died.
 
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Topics : Law_Crime
Location : VirginiaVirginia Beach
08/21/2012 5:02PM
Va Beach man charged after young daughter's death
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