19-year-old charged with capital murder in Birmingham toddler girl's death
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —
On Wednesday, October 11th, Birmingham Police announced an arrest in the death of a 1-year-old Birmingham girl's death on Tuesday, September 26th in the 2600 block of Tempest Drive.
The girl died as a result of blunt force trauma, according to the Jefferson County Coroner.
Detectives learned 1-year-old Ta'leah Nicole Alexander Burke was left in the care of Fredrich Earl Williams, 19, as her mother ran errands.
Williams claimed that he found the child unresponsive when he exited the shower. When the child's mother returned, she decided to transport the unresponsive girl to the hospital.
On Wednesday, October 11th, Williams turned himself in to authorities. He has been charged with capital murder for the toddler's death and is detained in the Jefferson County Jail.
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