Murder Charge After Child's Death

July 22, 2010 Updated Sep 17, 2006 at 10:26 PM EDT

An Elmira man is charged with the death of a young child.

Elmira Police arrested 22-year-old Avery Baker Junior on 2nd degree murder charges.

On Friday police took a call from St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira.

Workers told police that a 20-month-old child was unresponsive in the emergency room.

The child died shortly after police arrived.

Police won't discuss a cause of death, or how Baker was related to the child.

Baker was taken to the Chemung County Jail.

He'll be arraigned in Elmira City Court tomorrow morning.

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