Man accused of punching baby to death to appear in court - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Man accused of punching baby to death to appear in court

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A Hartford man accused of punching a baby so hard that she later died will appear in court on Thursday.

David Brown Barrett, 19, admitted to punching 13-month-old Tyasia Allen in the stomach when she wouldn't stop crying.

He is currently charged with first-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor, but those charges are expected to be upgraded.

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