- Associated Press - Monday, July 4, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police say a Louisville man has been charged in the death of his 3-year-old daughter.

News media outlets are reporting that 31-year-old Spindle Johnson is being held on a murder charge after his daughter was found unresponsive in an apartment Monday morning.

Louisville Metro Police say Johnson called authorities and said the child was unconscious. Police say Johnson acknowledged causing the girl’s death.

Police say it appears the child died from blunt force trauma.

Police said the parents of the girl are estranged. Police say Johnson was taking care of the child.

It was not immediately clear if Johnson had a lawyer Monday.

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