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Florence man charged with negligent homicide in death of 13-month-old child


FLORENCE, Alabama — A Florence man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide in the death of a 13-month-old child.

WAFF-TV reports that 25-year-old Justin Mathew Green was ordered held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

Police said they believe a cord was wrapped around the child's neck last year, causing her death.

It was not clear Friday whether Green had a defense attorney.

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