- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 19, 2015

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A Durham man has been indicted in connection with the death of his 2-month-old daughter earlier this month.

The Durham Police Department said 22-year-old Alex Lee Noel was indicted on Monday for a murder charge.

Spokeswoman Kammie Michael said Karina Noel was taken to the hospital on May 7. Police were notified due to the nature of the baby’s injuries.

Karina Noel died as a result of her injuries on May 8.

Alex Lee Noel was arrested on the same day and charged with felony child abuse. He was placed in the Durham County Jail under a $500,000 bond and has remained in jail since that time. Jail records didn’t indicate whether he has an attorney.

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