Teen shaken as infant dies; father now charged with homicide

Mail Online | 4/17/2019 | Associated Press;Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com
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A father convicted of injuring his infant daughter 14 years ago by shaking her has been charged with criminal homicide following the teenager's death.

Aride Jackson, 37, was charged on Wednesday near Pittsburgh following the death of his daughter Janiya, who had been in the care of a family friend, in February.

Janiya - 'complications - Seizure - Disorder - Head

Janiya died of 'complications of a seizure disorder resulting from remote abusive head trauma,' police said in a new criminal complaint. The death was ruled a homicide.

Jackson told police in May 2005 that he shook then four-week-old Janiya three times in an apartment in the community of McKees Rocks, outside Pittsburgh, because she would not stop crying, authorities said in a criminal complaint.

Jackson - Child - Wife

Jackson, then 23, said he had been trying to feed the child as his wife napped.

'He continued to explain that [Janiya] messed her diaper when he tried to feed her a bottle, and she kept turning her...
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