- Associated Press - Monday, July 4, 2016

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of his young daughter at a home in Henderson near Las Vegas.

Henderson police say they took Justin Bennett into custody at his home at about 6 p.m. Saturday. He’s been booked on suspicion of open murder in the death of 3-year-old Abygail Bennet.

Emergency crews responded to a call about an unresponsive child in the 2400 block of Tilden at about 11 a.m. Friday.

Investigators say the girl suffered blunt force trauma to her chest. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police say Bennett was at home with his three children at the time of the incident. The other children are being cared for by family members.



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