Baby dead, father facing charges

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A Laughlin man is facing charges of child abuse and murder following the death of his 1-year-old daughter, according to Metro police.

The child was airlifted to Sunrise Medical Hospital with critical injuries Sunday night. She died of her injuries on April 6, police said. 

The child’s father, 24-year-old Tracy Thompson was arrested and charged with child abuse. The child did die while being treated and Thompson was rebooked on a murder charge.

Thompson is being held at Clark County Detention Center. He is scheduled to appear in court on April 13.

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