A man has been charged in Canadian County District Court with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 3-month-old baby in March.
Anil Azmat, 33, was charged Friday. The baby, Amora Azmat, died on March 21, Oklahoma City police reported.
In an arrest warrant for Anil Azmat, an Oklahoma City police detective wrote that the Amora was found at 204 N Stebbins Drive in Oklahoma City and she was not breathing. She was taken to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical center where she was pronounced dead.
Anil Azmat told police he had tripped and fell on the baby and that when he stood up she was not breathing. There was evidence in the home the baby was being treated for colic, which makes the baby irritable and unable to sleep, the affidavit states.
The detective noted marks on the baby that appeared to be signs of child abuse.
The baby had bruises under her chin that appeared to be grab marks and scratches on the top of her head, the affidavit states.
A family member told police while Anil Azmat was trying to revive the baby he was heard saying, “I’m so sorry Amora, come back to life.”
An autopsy by the state medical examiner’s office shows the baby had skull fracture. Anil Azmat told police he did not purposefully hurt the baby.
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