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Vancouver Man Charged With Killing 3-Month-Old Daughter

ANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – A Vancouver man accused of causing multiple brain injuries to his 3-month-old daughter is now facing murder and manslaughter charges after the baby died of her injuries.

Elijah Partida entered not-guilty pleas to second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in Clark County Superior Court.

Trial is set for Oct. 19.

He was originally charged with first-degree assault of a child-domestic violence and was picked up on a warrant.

Partida told police he didn’t know how the baby was injured.

He said she was fussy and appeared to have a seizure before becoming unresponsive, according to the affidavit.


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