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North Carolina father charged with killing 3-month-old daughter

Posted: 7:19 PM, Aug 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-29 19:19:27-04

DAVIDSON Co., N.C. — An infant girl died after North Carolina deputies say her father physically abused her.

On Wednesday, deputies responded to a 3-month-old reported unconscious and not breathing at 22018 S. NC 109.

EMS brought the girl to a hospital, where she died.

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Davidson County Sheriff’s criminal investigators determined she died as a result of physical abuse by her father, Brandon Dean Patton, 30, of Denton.

Patton was arrested and charged with murder and felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.

He was being held without bond.