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Detroit Man Accused Of Killing His Girlfriend's Toddler With Blunt Force: Report

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Source: Detroit police; MEGa

Aug. 29 2022, Published 10:09 a.m. ET

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A man in Detroit faces charges after police said he murdered his girlfriend’s toddler son, according to reports.

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Detroit police announced last week that Laurence James Powell, 27, was charged in connection to the homicide of a 2-year-old.

Powell is the boyfriend of the victim’s mother, according to Detroit police. He was arrested after the child was injured, now that the victim died, Powell was charged with murder.

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According to WDIV, the victim was taken to a hospital on Aug. 17 with blunt force trauma. The victim had injuries to his head and spine. The victim died a few days later.

Police did not say how the child suffered the injuries.

He is being held in a Michigan jail.

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