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UPDATED: Man arrested in murder of girlfriend's 17-month-old daughter
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Battle Creek Police have arrested a suspect in the death of a 17-month-old girl.
Investigators tell us 22-year-old Depaul Brown is in custody on an open murder charge.
The little girl's body was discovered Thursday evening at a home in the 900 block of North Avenue.
Police say Brown is the boyfriend of the girl's mother, but he is not the girl's father.
Investigators say Brown caused trauma that caused the toddler's death.
A neighbor who lives in the building told Newschannel 3 that a man unrelated to the baby came to her apartment and told her the child had stopped breathing.
That neighbor went on to say her sister and mother-in-law went to the apartment, and attempted to give the baby CPR, and called 9-1-1.
Newschannel 3 is following this investigation closely and we'll bring you any new information at this case unfolds.
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