Elizabethtown man charged after daughter dies at hospital

Elizabethtown man charged after daughter dies at hospital

Elizabethtown man charged after daughter dies at hospital

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 1:32 PM

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An Elizabethtown man is facing charges in connection with the death of his daughter.

Twenty-one-year-old Barry Williams Jr. is charged with first degree assault after police said he admitted to shaking his 6-month-old daughter.

According to court documents, the baby was brought to Kosair Children’s Hospital Tuesday with a severe brain bleed. The baby died Wednesday and doctors said she suffered from shaken baby syndrome.

Police said additional charges are pending.

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