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Police: Newborn dies after father 'violently' shakes her, charges upgraded to murder

Tyler Davis (Photo courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Tyler Davis (Photo courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 24, 2017 at 11:18 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 24, 2017 at 2:41 PM EDT
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HARRISON, OH (FOX19) - A newborn baby is dead after being"violently" shaken by her father, who now faces a murder charge, Hamilton County court records show.

Tyler Davis, 21, is being held on a $250,000 bond at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

Harrison police upgraded a felonious charge against him Saturday after his 4-week-old daughter died.

Davis caused his daughter's death "by shaking her violently for multiple seconds" on Thursday, Detective Richard Sak wrote in a sworn affidavit.

"The incident caused a brain bleed to the child, which resulted in her death on (Saturday."

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