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Man jailed in death of 9-month old in Hammond

Benjamin Joseph Carter, Sr., 28 Benjamin Joseph Carter, Sr., 28

A 28-year-old man is behind bars and charged with the murder of a 9-month old infant, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office.

A spokesperson for the sheriff's office says 28-year old Benjamin Joseph Carter Sr. was taken into custody July 3 and charged with Second Degree Murder.  

Deputies responded a Hammond residence around 3:45 p.m. Monday afternoon regarding an unresponsive infant.  Deputies immediately attempted to revive the infant however efforts were not successful.   

Autopsy findings indicate the baby died from blunt force trauma.

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