A 15-month-old girl murdered

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SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A man accused of child abuse is now charged with the murder of a 15-month-old girl. Sheriff Chris Curry says 22-year-old James Wesley Howard was arrested last week after the girl was taken to Children's Hospital with extensive injuries to the head and torso.

She died at Children's Hospital on Sunday.

Sheriff Curry says there are currently no charges against the mother.

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