Trial date set for man accused of killing 9-month-old

Matthew Vaughn
Matthew Vaughn

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A trial date was set Monday for the man charged in the death of his girlfriend's baby in 2009.

Detectives say 20-year-old Matthew Vaughn admitted to shaking his girlfriend's 9-month-old daughter and slamming her on the floor several times.

Karlie Mellick died in the hospital in June of 2009.

Vaughn's trial was set for May 31, 2011.

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