Man charged in death of Battle Creek girl, 3

A 25-year-old Battle Creek man has been charged with murder in this summer's death of a 3-year-old girl who was in his care. The Battle Creek Enquirer reported police were looking for Leo Ackley. He's charged with open murder and first-degree child abuse in the death of Baylee Stenman. Baylee died Aug. 1 at a hospital in Kalamazoo after being found unresponsive July 28. Charges were announced this week by Calhoun County prosecutors after autopsy results showed the child died from head trauma.
AP Wire
Sep 30, 2011

 

Police said Ackley was watching the child in Battle Creek while the girl’s mother was at work.

Tips were being sought from the public in finding Ackley.

 

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