Babysitting boyfriend JUSTIN LAKE is accused of killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, who died from head injuries.
Child Died Of Head Injuries
Posted: 10:07 pm CDT July 8, 2009
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- La Crosse police said they believe the death of a 2-year-old was caused by abuse and could have been prevented.
Police said Jazmyn Walker died Sunday after suffering several blows to the head.
Authorities said Jazmyn's mother left the toddler with her boyfriend, Justin Lake.
Court documents said Jazmyn's head injuries were the result of abuse consistent with being shoved into a door frame or hit in the head with a hard object similar to a baseball bat.
Lake is being held in jail on a $500,000 bond.