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Abbeville man charged in death of baby

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)

ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - An Abbeville man has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his girlfriend's 3-month-old daughter.

The Town Talk reports (http://bit.ly/10icdgh ) an arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for 25-year-old Shane Jude Vincent. Vincent also was charged with tampering with evidence in the death of Jayla Broussard last November. KATC reports (http://bit.ly/12Uq8e7) that Vincent was arrested without incident Tuesday evening.

The child's mother, 24-year-old Mindy Jane Broussard, was indicted on a charge of tampering with evidence.

The indictments were handed up by a Vermilion Parish grand jury.

Authorities said Vincent had been living with the child and her mother in their home for several months before the child's death.

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