MACON, Ga. — A Macon couple was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday for the murder of a 1-year-old.

According to a news release, Akym Henderson, 22, and Jaimie Howard, 20, are each charged with murder in the second degree and cruelty to children in the second degree.

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Henderson has an additional charge of felony murder.

He’s also accused of causing cruel and excessive pain by intentionally inflicting trauma to the 1-year-old’s head. Howard is accused of failing to stop Henderson from injuring the infant.

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