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Teen Accused of Baby Death Back in Jail

 A Des Moines teenager is back behind bars after being accused of violating terms of his pre trial release.

17 year old Drew Wheeler-Smith is being held on $525,00 bond after authorities say he broke curfew and drake alcohol.

He was originally charged last spring with murder and neglect of a dependant person in the death of four month old Gabriel King McFarland.

The infant has been left with Wheeler-Smith by her mother who ran some errands. The mother, cam e home to find the baby unresponsive.

The Polk County Medical Examiner says the baby died of head trauma.

 

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