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Waggaman man charged in son's beating death

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A Waggaman man arrested in the February beating death of his 14-year-old son has been charged with second-degree murder and the boy's stepmother will face a charge of cruelty to a juvenile.
Furnell Daniel, the boy's father, was indicted by a grand jury and Terri Daniel, was charged by Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick's office on Monday.
Jalen Daniel, 14, died of injuries caused by head trauma Feb. 8, a few days after Furnell Daniel is accused of beating him with a paddle.
Police said at the time that Furnell Daniel would regularly beat Jalen and his 15-year-old brother for  bad grades.

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