Man arrested for child abuse for 10-month-old’s death

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials have arrested a 33-year-old man in connection to the death of a child.

On Friday afternoon, Oklahoma City police officers have been called to the Mercy Minor Emergency Clinic regarding a child in medical distress.

When officers arrived, they learned that 10-month-old Paisley Cearley had been brought to the clinic with critical injuries.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital where she passed away.

Investigators arrested 33-year-old Joshua Jennings on Friday on a complaint of child abuse, but the charge will be amended to first-degree murder.

If you have any information on the crime, call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.


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