Man arrested in connection to death of 13-month-old daughter

Published: Feb. 14, 2023 at 10:51 PM CST
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MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - MPD said they have arrested a man in connection to the death of his 13-month-old daughter from Sunday.

Deandre Franklin, 31, was arrested and charged with felony murder today after police responded to the Bay Towne Apartments on Sunday in reference to an unresponsive toddler, according to police.

Authorities said the child was pronounced dead on the scene and a preliminary autopsy revealed the cause of death was from blunt force trauma.

Franklin is charged with felony murder and aggravated child abuse, according to jail records.


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