Man charged with beating death of toddler

Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man is behind bars charged with the murder of a Kentuckiana toddler.

Friday afternoon, Indiana State Police arrested 26-year old Jason Hensley at his Austin, Indiana apartment. He is now charged with the murder of two-year-old Jacob Lord.

The toddler died Wednesday at Kosair Children's Hospital. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says Lord died from inflicted closed head injury.

Police say Hensley was an acquaintance of the boy's mother.

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