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Nashville dad accused of putting child's life in danger during argument

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Nashville man is accused of putting his child's life in danger during a fight over a dirty diaper.

Police said 44-year-old Reginald Merritt started slinging his 15-day-old child in a violent and reckless manner while he argued with his girlfriend.

Merritt was upset that his child's dirty diaper had not been changed, according to police.

Police said several people witnessed the incident and called 911.

Merritt is charged with felony child endangerment.

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