Father charged with homicide after teenage daughter dies from injuries received when he shook her as a baby


A father convicted of injuring his infant daughter 14 years ago by shaking her has been charged with criminal homicide following the teenager’s death.

Aride Jackson, 37, was charged on Wednesday near Pittsburgh following the death of his daughter Janiya, who had been in the care of a family friend, in February.

Janiya died of ‘complications of a seizure disorder resulting from remote abusive head trauma,’ police said in a new criminal complaint. The death was ruled a homicide.

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