Toddler dies from blunt trauma to head, father charged with murder

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Posted on July 27, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 29 at 12:50 PM

(KMOV)-- A father was charged with murder Wednesday, after police say a toddler was killed by a blunt trauma to the head.

Emergency crews responded to a call for a sick child at a home in the 2500 block of Carousel in north St. Louis County around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday.
 
When they arrived, they found Jamel Reed, 2, nearly unconscious and suffering from labored breathing.
 
The boy was taken to a nearby hospital and was pronounced dead.
 
Ramond Woods, 23, is charged with second degree murder and is being held on a $250,000 cash-only bond.

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