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Man facing murder charge in death of 8-month-old girl

4 years 6 months 21 hours ago Thursday, August 22 2019 Aug 22, 2019 August 22, 2019 7:42 AM August 22, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: WWL-TV

BOGALUSA - Police arrested a man after the child he was taking care of died last week.

WWL-TV said Tyrease Brumfield was arrested on August 15 on one count of first-degree murder.  Officers with the Bogalusa Police Department responded to Our Lady of the Angles Hospital after an unresponsive 8-month-old girl was brought in.

Authorities say she died shortly after arriving at the hospital. 

Police say the infant's mother left her in Brumfield's care "for a short time that evening." During that time the child suffered blunt force trauma.

Her death was ruled as a homicide.

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