Adoptive father arrested after death of 23 month old child

Mobile police have arrestedthe adoptive father of a 23 month old child in connection with the his death.

The child's death has been ruleda homicide after autopsy results revealed that the baby died from blunt forcetrauma to the abdomen.

John Henderson was takeninto custody Wednesday afternoon and charged with murder.{}

The parents brought thebaby to the Providence Hospital Tuesday afternoon claiming that the baby hadfallen from a high chair. {}According toMobile police, the child's injuries were not consistent with what Hendersonsaid.