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.
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.