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Winslow man arrested for allegedly killing 3-year-old girl

Posted June 22

— A Navajo County man was taken to jail after he killed a 3-year-old girl, police said.

Sonny Wyatt Silas, 18, was taken into custody on Wednesday.

According to police, emergency responders went to a house in Winslow on Tuesday because the girl wasn't breathing and was unresponsive. She died at the scene.

An autopsy was performed and it was determined the child died after suffering "multiple incidents of blunt force trauma" to her head and body, police said.

After investigating, police arrested Silas after he admitted he was responsible for the girl's death, according to police.

He was booked on second-degree murder charges.

Silas was not related to the girl.

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