Man Charged in Infant's Death

1 decade 1 year 1 month ago Friday, July 14 2006 Jul 14, 2006 Friday, July 14, 2006 8:24:07 PM CDT July 14, 2006 in News
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Carl L- Turks was arrested in the St. Louis area Friday, a day after Greene County prosecutors filed second-degree murder charges against him. Police spokeswoman Angela Burgess said officers were called to Turks' home Monday on a report that seven-month-old Lawrence Parks, III was not breathing. The boy was taken to St. John's Hospital where he died. Burgess said the cause of death was consistent with shaken-baby syndrome. Turks was living with his girlfriend, the infant's mother. Her name is not being released.

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