- Associated Press - Thursday, September 10, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police have arrested a father in the death of his 1-year-old daughter.

Wichita police Lt. Todd Ojile says the man called police around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday night to say the girl was unresponsive. KWCH-TV (https://bit.ly/1KGQoEA) reports that emergency crews were unable to revive the girl, who had numerous bruises and scratches to her face. She was pronounced dead at 8 p.m.

Ojile says the man had been watching his daughter while the girl’s mother was at work. Ojile said the child’s mother said her daughter did not have any bruising when she left for work that morning.

The father is jailed on suspicion of felony murder and child abuse.

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Information from: KWCH-TV, https://www.kwch.com/


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