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Father charged in death of Vicksburg 6-month-old

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Jamaro Carter.  Source: Family Jamaro Carter. Source: Family
VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Vicksburg Police Department has now charged the father of a 6-month-old with 1st degree murder.

24-year-old Jamaro Tyron South is accused of shaking the infant and causing the death.

On Friday, the Vicksburg Police Department and Fire Department Paramedics responded to a call on the 600 block of Locust Street.

They were told the 6-month-old child was not breathing.  

The child was taken to River Region Hospital for treatment and later transported to the University Medical Center. 

The infant was identified as Jamaro Carter, Jr.

He was pronounced dead on Sunday afternoon.

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