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BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The father of a 5-year-old girl who died from injuries suffered during a shaken baby syndrome incident that occurred more than five years ago has been arrested.

Baton Rouge police said Thursday that 32-year-old Terry Edwards, of Baton Rouge, is in custody for the death of Taliyah Edwards.

Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says Edwards was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail on one count of second-degree murder.

Bond information was not immediately available. It was not immediately known if he had an attorney.

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