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A Police Office in Fairfax County, Virginia named Jason Colley, 38 has been charged in the death of his own 6 month old daughter.

Officer Colley of Monrovia, Maryland, was indicted Aug. 24 by the Frederick County, Maryland, state’s attorney and charged with an assault on his infant daughter, Harper, that resulted in her death. The assault happened on Sept. 19, 2017; the baby died Oct. 31, 2017.

Colley continued to work for Fairfax County until the Maryland State Police named him as a suspect on April 20, 2018. He walked in and turned himself in to Maryland State Police.

Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr. fired Colley on Tuesday.

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