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Teen Indicted On Charges For Murdering 18-Month-Old

(CINCINNATI) -- An 18-year-old has been indicted for the murder of his girlfriend's baby, Hamilton County prosector Joe Deters announced on Tuesday.

Derris Smith is accused of murdering 18-month-old Malikai Glenn.

According to police, Smith was at his girlfriend's home on President Dr. on June 27 when he became frustrated with the toddler over a toilet training incident. Smith then violently slammed the young child's head against the wall. The child died a few days later from those injuries.

Smith was 17 years old at the time of the incident, but is being tried as an adult. He now faces life in prison without parole.

FOX19.com staff

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