Father Charged with Murder of 5-Month-Old

Friday, February 6th 2009, 11:49 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma City man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to shaking his 5-month-old, according to Oklahoma City Police Master Sergeant Gary Knight.

Knight said 24-year-old Jason Day was arrested on a child abuse complaint after police interviewed him in connection to being called to the scene of a child in distress, Tuesday, February 3 at about 7 p.m.

The infant, Natalie Michelle Emami, had trauma consistent with severe shaking, according to Knight.

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Natalie was then transported to INTEGRIS Baptist Hospital in critical condition. Thursday, police were notified she had died.