Man charged with the death of his 3 month old daughter.

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Baltimore County Police say they have charged a Randallstown man with the death of his 3 month old daughter.

37 year old Derran Patrick Claggett of the 3900 block of Noyes Circle has been charged with first degree child abuse & second degree murder. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $500,000 bail.

Police say that on September 20th, at 12:33 am they were called to Northwest Hospital after a 3 month old girl was brought into the facility not breathing. Detectives learned that the child had trauma to her head and chest. Medical services transported the child to Johns Hopkins Hospital in grave condition where she succumbed to her injuries 3 days later.

An autopsy on the child’s body, determined that the cause of death was multiple injuries and the manner of death was homicide.

During the investigation police determined that the girls father was responsible for her injuries.

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