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Baby Dies, Father Charged With Her Injuries

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Marcus Rooks (Courtesy Hartford Police)

Marcus Rooks (Courtesy Hartford Police)

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HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police say a two-month old hospitalized in critical condition for a week has died.  The baby girl’s father is under arrest in connection with her injuries.

Hartford police  say the infant died this morning at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.  Marcus Rooks is held on one million dollars bond. He was arrested on assault and risk of injury to a child charges last week,  a day after police responded to 798 Capitol Avenue and found the child unresponsive.

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