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Jackson man charged with capital murder in child's death

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RIDGELAND, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

 A Jackson man faced a Capital Murder charge Wednesday in connection with the death of his girlfriend's 23-month-old daughter in Ridgeland.

Sean Arlandis Alexander was arrested March 13th and charged with felony child abuse of the little girl.

 On March 16th, Janilah Banks died at UMC.

A sibling of the toddler testified at Alexander's preliminary hearing Tuesday. He says Alexander threw Banks into the ceiling when her mom was outside.

The child hit her head on the ceiling and was unresponsive soon after.

She had a bruised rib cage and was bleeding from the brain.

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