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Posted on: November 15, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Father arrested for the death of his daughter

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have charged a man in connection with the Tuesday morning death of a child.

Around 9:40 a.m., Norfolk Fire-Rescue along with Norfolk Police responded to the 300 block of Nicholson Street for a 9-month old that was unresponsive. When first responders arrived, they rushed her to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters; however, she died shortly after arriving.

The child’s death was initially investigated as undetermined until the Medical Examiner ruled her death as a homicide. Detectives have not released the cause of death or other details surrounding this case. 

As a result of the investigation, detectives have charged the child’s father, 28-year-old Kasiam A. Tinsley with Second Degree Murder. 

Tinsley, of the 300 block of Nicholson Street, is currently being held in the City of Norfolk Jail without bond.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at  1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips mobile app.

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