Man charged in death of 2-year-old Michigan girl


A man is behind bars this morning in the death of a two-year-old Michigan girl.

According to the Detroit Free Press, 29-year-old Rickey Whiteside is accused to punching Londyn Amir in the face. He was watching the toddler while her mother went to the store.

Whiteside admitted to “losing it,” leaving Londyn unresponsive Sunday. She later died Wednesday.

Whiteside is being held at the Kent County Jail.

He's been charged with child abuse and potentially murder.

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