TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after authorities say he killed his girlfriend's 19-month old daughter while babysitting her at a Tampa apartment.
Tampa police say 31-year-old Deandre Gilmore called 911 earlier this month saying the child was unconscious. Paramedics found Mayla Pressley unresponsive on the living room couch with visible upper body trauma.
The medical examiner said Mayla died from blunt force trauma. Police, along with a U.S. Marshals fugitive task force, have been searching for Gilmore for the past several days.
Gilmore agreed to meet one of the task force members at a parking lot Monday. He was arrested without incident and charged with first degree murder and aggravated child abuse.