FOREST HILL, Md. (WMAR) -
Police in Harford County have arrested and charged a 19-year-old man in the death of his 2-month-old niece.
Shortly before 11:00 p.m. on yesterday, Deputies responded to the 2000 block of Bay Meadows Court in Forest Hill for reports of an injured baby. Once at the home, Deputies found paramedics treating the 2-month-old infant girl.
Deputies spoke to the baby's grandmother, Rebecca Wolf, 52, who reported that the girl had been left in the care of Colin Wolf, 19.
Rebecca reported that she had left the home about an hour earlier and left the baby asleep in her bassinet. When she returned home, she found the baby had suffered serious injury and called 911.
The baby was taken to a local hospital where she died at about 11:00 a.m. this morning.
The preliminary information suggests Colin Wolf allegedly struck the child in the face causing injury.
Wolf has been charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault and child abuse.
Wolf remains in prison without bail.