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Man arrested in brutal beating death of child out on bond

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The man who is charged in the beating death of his girlfriend's toddler is now out of custody after posting bond.

Shaquille Rowe, 27, was arrested and preliminarily charged with battery to a minor causing death and neglect of a dependent resulting in death.

COURT DOCS: Child suffered extreme internal trauma in beating death

Authorities said he's involved in the death of a 17-month-old baby.

A coroner's report found the child died from blunt force injuries to his chest, and his death was ruled a homicide.

RELATED: Coroner rules baby’s death a homicide, arrest made

Rowe posted $50,000 bond and is due back in court for another hearing on Monday.

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