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Man Wanted in Death of 3-Month-Old Girl

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    Man Wanted in Death of 3-Month-Old Girl
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    Cornell Holton is pictured.

    D.C. police are searching for a man they say murdered a baby last month.

    Medics tried to save 3-month-old Skylar Newman after she was found unconscious and unresponsive at a home in the 4300 block of G Street SE the night of March 16, police said.

    Skylar was taken to a hospital in grave condition and died on March 19.

    Police said a medical examiner found that the baby died from blunt force injuries and the manner of death was homicide.

    A warrant was issued for 25-year-old Cornell Delvonte Holton. Holton is wanted for first-degree murder.

    Police are asking anyone with information about Holton's whereabouts to call 202-727-9099 or text a tip to 50411.

    The Metropolitan Police Department is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of Holton.

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