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Posted on: March 15, 2014

[ARCHIVED] FPD arrest suspect in the death of a 21 month old child (CID)(14-18645)

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Today, Frederick Police Detectives arrested Frankie Aubrey Williams in the death of his 21 month old daughter.

On 3/14/14, at approximately 11:50 pm, Frederick Police received a call for a child who was not breathing. Police and Department of Fire Rescue Services personnel were dispatched to the 300 block of Prospect Blvd. First responders found a 21 month old child unresponsive and immediately began life saving efforts. The young girl was transported to FMH and pronounced dead a short time later.

Investigation into her death revealed suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident. Visible marks and bruises were observed on her body at the hospital. During the course of the investigation the father was identified as the person who inflicted the injuries.

The father was arrested and is identified as:

Frankie Aubrey Williams
DOB: 09-30-89
300 Block of Prospect Blvd
Frederick, MD 21701

Williams is charged with the following:

• 1st degree child abuse resulting in death
• 1st degree child abuse with severe physical injury
• 1st degree assault

The investigation into this incident is active and ongoing. Detectives are awaiting autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office. Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2102 or the lead investigator, Det. Doug Ames, at 301-600-1253.

Case# 14-18645
Lead Investigator: Det. Doug Ames
Media Inquiries should be directed to Lt. Clark Pennington @ 301-600-3935 or cpennington@frederickmdpolice.org

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