Pa. man charged in death of 20-month-old girl

  • November 16, 2013

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A southwest Pennsylvania man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of toddler who suffered severe internal injuries.

Pennsylvania State Police say 30-year-old Domer Wade Burkholder Jr. of Uniontown struck the 20-month-old girl in her abdomen on Thursday evening. He was charged Friday and was awaiting arraignment.

Authorities were notified of the injured child by Uniontown Hospital, where she was being treated Friday. She was transferred to UPMC Children’s Hospital, where she died.

An investigation is continuing.


blog comments powered by Disqus

Bullet shatters taxi’s rear window, hits driver in the back

Deer here: Game commission to steer hunters to prime spots

County adopts ordinance to protect dogs from extreme weather

Ohio man convicted in sex abuse of girls gets life in prison

Ohioan accused of stealing $940K in benefits over 23 years

Lawmaker seeks support in House for Kane impeachment memo

New state Senator sworn in

Budget work to continue after whirlwind of finger-pointing

Republicans eye veto override in budget fight

Judge weighing juvenile court for teen in mass stabbing