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Demar W. Canada, 25 (DOB: 8/31/90), of Taylor, has been charged with Felony Murder and Second Degree Murder in connection with the death of his four-year-old daughter. On May 24, 2015 at 8:51 a.m., Taylor police were called to his home in the 25100 block of Darian Street because the child was found unresponsive. The child was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner determined that the cause of death was from severe head trauma caused by the defendant. Further information regarding the facts of the case will be presented in court at the preliminary examination.

Canada has been arraigned. The probable cause conference is scheduled for March 14, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for March 21, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. in 23rd District Court.

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