Father arrested in daughter's death

Published: Feb. 28, 2013 at 5:09 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 7, 2013 at 5:13 PM EST
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Barry Williams (Source: Elizabethtown police)
Barry Williams (Source: Elizabethtown police)

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - A 6-month-old girl died after suffering severe internal bleeding in her brain.

According to police, the child's mother went to pick the girl up from her father on Tuesday and noticed something was wrong.

She took the child to Kosair Children's Hospital to try and get help.

Kosair contacted Elizabethtown Police who arrest the child's father Barry Williams, 21.

Williams told police that on Monday he dropped the child while bathing her and then shook her to make her stop crying before putting her to bed.

The child died on Wednesday.

Williams is charged with first degree assault in the child's death. Police said additional charges are pending as they continue to investigate.

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