NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed against a New Jersey man following the death of his girlfriend’s infant daughter.
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced the arrest of 25-year-old Tyrail Jones on Friday.READ MORE: Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie
Murray says Jones is not the child’s father, but he had been living with her mother in Newark. Jones formerly lived in East Orange.
The murder charge stems from the death of 29-month-old Alexis Robinson, who was taken from her home to a hospital on Wednesday. She died there a short time later, and an autopsy determined that she died from blunt force trauma.READ MORE: New York City Mayoral Candidates Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa Meet For First Debate
Further details on the case have not been disclosed.
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