KNOX COUNTY, Ohio — A Knox County man has been arrested and charged in the death of a 1-year-old girl.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office said on the evening of Jan. 31, the toddler's mother and grandmother brought her to the Knox Community Hospital. The toddler was then transferred to a hospital in Columbus
Detectives were told Thursday afternoon that the toddler died.
Danial Shahan, 28, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, according to the sheriff's office. He is currently being held in the Knox County Jail.
The girl's mother, 24-year-old Savannah Masters, was arrested three days later and charged with permitting child abuse, which is a first-degree felony.
The case is under investigation.