- Associated Press - Thursday, September 3, 2015

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) - The father of a 2-month-old baby girl who police say was shaken and died two days later has been indicted on charges of murder and child endangering in southwest Ohio.

Court documents show 27-year-old Phillip Cunningham of Hamilton was indicted Wednesday by a Butler County grand jury in the July death. Court records don’t list an attorney for Cunningham.

The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports that a police detective testified at a court hearing that Cunningham told him he shook the infant for more than a minute because she wouldn’t stop crying. She died later at an area hospital.

A deputy coroner testified the baby had two skull fractures and retinal hemorrhaging consistent with a shaking motion and the head hitting a hard surface. She ruled the death a homicide.

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