BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man is accused in the death of his girlfriend’s young daughter.

Police say Sharmell Thomas, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of the 14-month-old girl.

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The child, identified as Desmare Braxton, was found unresponsive Wednesday morning after Thomas called the police to report that the child had a seizure.

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Police say the child had bruises on her body. The Baltimore Sun reports that Thomas admitted under questioning from detectives that he had shaken the baby.

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