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Man charged in infant death

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Wayne County man is now facing capital murder charges in connection with the death of an infant left in his care.

Charles Henderson was re-arrested this morning by Wayne County deputies after a 21-month-old died in a Jackson hospital from injuries she received May 7.

Henderson had originally been arrested May 11 on felony child abuse charges but was released from jail after posting a $100,000 bond.

The charges were upgraded to capital murder after the child died Tuesday night.

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