Man charged with first degree murder in death of an infant

NEWPORT, Ark. (KTHV) -- Benjamin Collier, a 20-year-old, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of an infant.

The 10-month-old infant girl was found dead in an apartment in Newport on September 10. She died from a brain injury.

Evidence put Collier at the scene and "implicated him as being responsible for brain injury to the infant, causing her death," according to Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce.

 

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