Indianapolis man arrested in death of girlfriend's 4-month-old daughter

Formal charges have not yet been filed

INDIANAPOLIS - A 20-year-old Indianapolis man has been arrested in the death of his girlfriend's 4-month-old daughter.

Officers were called to a home in the 3600 block of North Euclid Avenue on Thursday after a man called 911 saying a baby was not breathing.

The 4-month-old was resuscitated enroute to Riley Hospital for Children, but later died Saturday afternoon, police said.

Doctors said the baby's injuries appeared to be suspicious.

As a result of the investigation, Jared Tapley, 20, was arrested on a preliminary charge of murder.

An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday morning.

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