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Harper Woods Man Charged In Slaying Of Girlfriend's 8-Month-Old Son

HARPER WOODS, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old Detroit-area man has been charged with murder and child abuse in the slaying of his girlfriend's 8-month-old son nearly two years ago.

The child suffered head injuries on Aug. 26, 2019 while being cared for by the man at a home in Harper Woods, the Wayne County prosecutor's office said.

The child was taken later that night to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The man was arraigned Thursday and ordered jailed without bond. A July 7 probable cause conference and July 14 preliminary examination have been scheduled.

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