Father arrested for murder in death of 7-month-old son

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Father charged with murder in death of 7-month-old baby (KTRK)

A father in Oklahoma is facing murder chargers after police found the body of his infant son.

The case began back in February, when police responded to a domestic abuse call.

Police say 31-year-old Manuel Minjarez assaulted the mother of his 7-month-old son Jody Minjarez.

According to authorities, Minjarez fled with the baby.

Days later, the mother obtained a protective order mandating the boy be returned to her, and an Amber Alert was issued for the child.

On Wednesday, police arrested Minjarez at a residence, where the boy's body was found.

Minjarez is facing first degree murder charges and desecrating a human corpse charges.
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