The Richland County Sheriff's Department has upgraded charges to murder against a man who earlier was jailed for alleged child abuse.
Antwan Gaddis, 32, is accused of killing 1-year-old Kaitlynn Hall, the Richland County Sheriff's Department said.
Sheriff's deputies were called to Providence Northeast hospital on Sunday afternoon to investigate a possible child abuse case.
Hall had extensive bruises to her body and face and had suffered head trauma, the sheriff's department reported. She died Thursday morning at the hospital.
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Hall's mother was at work Sunday, and Gaddis, who was her boyfriend, was watching the baby, the sheriff's department reported.
Gaddis already was in the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center on a $75,000 bond for the child abuse charges. A bond hearing on the murder charges has not been scheduled.