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Aug 15, 2014 12:11 PM by Veronica Flores

Bond Set for Fulton Man Accused of Beating His Infant Daughter

ARANSAS COUNTY - Bond has been set for a man accused of beating his two month old daughter who later died.

A judge set Michael Garcia's bond at $200,000 this morning.

Garcia, who's from Fulton, is in the Aransas County Jail, charged with Injury to a Child. That charge may be upgraded.

Garcia was arrested yesterday morning after doctors at Driscoll's Children's Hospital determined his daughter, Layla had been the victim of severe child abuse. A few hours later, Layla died from her injuries.

Child Protective Services is investigating.

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