August 29, 2014 4:35 PM

Man is charged in death of infant daughter who slept in the same bed with him

Deonte J. Barnett was charged in Jackson County Circuit Court with involuntary manslaughter in the February death of 9-month-old Aubrie Barnett. Prosecutors said Deonte Barnett had been previously counseled on the dangers of “co-sleeping” with a baby after she had been hospitalized last year with a broken leg.

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