Teen pleads not guilty in baby's death

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 25, 2013 at 9:59 PM

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) -- An eastern Kentucky man has pleaded not guilty to killing a 2-month-old girl.
 
The Independent reported that 18-year-old Brett R. Thompson of Stanton entered the plea Friday in Boyd County. He is charged with murder in the May 4 death of Alivia Noel Worstell of Westwood.
 
An autopsy found the child died of multiple head and brain injuries cause by blunt-force trauma. Police say Thompson struck the baby.
 
The newspaper reports Thompson was the boyfriend of the child's mother.

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