A Shawnee man accused in the child abuse death of a 7-month old girl made his first court appearance Monday.
Aaron Peck, 24, is charged in Johnson County District Court with child abuse and felony first-degree murder in the July 7 death of Analeece McHenry-Widmer.
Peck was arrested on the charges Friday and is being held in the Johnson County Jail on a $1 million bond.
According to the criminal complaint, the girl was injured on July 6 at Peck’s apartment that he shared with the girl’s mother in Shawnee. Analeece died from her injuries on July 7, according to the complaint.
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The affidavit containing more details about the allegations against Peck is not yet publicly available.
His next court appearance is scheduled for July 23.
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