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Records: Man played video games after hurting twin who died


January 31, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas father charged with killing his 2-month-old son told authorities he repeatedly told the crying baby to "shut up" and squeezed his head "extra hard," but didn't notice he was seriously hurt for 30 minutes because he was playing video games, court records say.

According to an affidavit released Thursday, Marlin Williams Jr. told authorities that he invited a friend "to a party on the Xbox" so he could talk about his son, Marrell, after the baby started vomiting on Jan. 10. The friend told Williams to call 911, The Wichita Eagle reports.

The baby died six days...

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