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Police: Fenton man shakes infant daughter, kills her

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Jonathan Lawton is charged with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death and 2nd degree murder. By Daniel Fredman Jonathan Lawton is charged with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death and 2nd degree murder. By Daniel Fredman

 ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A 30-year-old Fenton, Missouri man was charged in the death of his infant daughter.

Police said between September 14 and September 17 Jonathan Lawton shook his 3-month-old daughter to get her to stop crying.  The girl was reportedly rushed to Cardinal Glennon where doctors diagnosed her with subdural hematoma.

Lawton admitted to shaking his daughter, according to a probable cause statement released by police Thursday.

Jonathan Lawton is charged with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death and 2nd degree murder.

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