East Texas man indicted for murder of 21-month-old baby

East Texas man indicted for murder of 21-month-old baby
Harrison County Sheriff's Office
CrimeWatch

POSTED: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:56am

UPDATED: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 3:21pm

A Harrison County grand jury has indicted a man for murder in the death of a toddler earlier this year.

Deterryon Tyrell Kelly, 27, of Marshall, was indicted on Thursday. On May 6, he allegedly killed a 21-month-old baby, who was found unresponsive at the Marshall Best Western Hotel, located in the 5200 block of East End Boulevard. The child later died at Good Shepherd Medical Center-Marshall.

Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Judge Clarice Watkins ordered an autopsy. He was arrested on a capital murder warrant on Wednesday, June 4, after the autopsy was returned.

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