IMAGE: Brandon Mannie

Brandon Mannie is accused of murdering a 1-year-old.

A man was charged on Monday, July 15 in the death of a 1-year-old Saginaw County boy.

Brandon Mannie, 25, was charged with murder and a not guilty plea was entered.

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Court records say Mannie attempted to abuse 1-year-old Darryn Mann but instead the boy was killed.

Mannie faces up to life in prison without parole if convicted on the charge.

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Authorities said Mannie was the live-in boyfriend of Darryn’s mother. He is not the biological father of the Darryn.

The Saginaw County Prosecutor’s Office also told TV5 that there is a possibility the mother could face criminal charges as well.

Mannie was released from prison in February after serving time for attempted unarmed robbery.

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