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Father kills his baby because he was jealous of her for getting all the attention from his wife

By Mason White 12:47 PM February 26, 2016
Ryan Lawrence and Maddox Lawrence 

By: Wayne Morin
A father was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his baby because she got all the attention from his wife, police in New York said.

Syracuse police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Ryan Lawrence, after being accused of killing 1-year-old Maddox Lawrence, burning her body and dumping her in Onondaga Creek.

Ryan Lawrence was charged with one count of second-degree murder. He was booked into jail, and he was denied bail.

According to the police investigation, Ryan Lawrence had been jealous of his baby because she had taken away his wife’s attention from him.

Ryan Lawrence told police that he had killed the girl on Saturday. He then partially burned her body and dumped her in the creek.

Police recovered a body from the creek and she was partially burned. Ryan Lawrence left a note to his wife, saying that he is leaving with his baby.

Ryan Lawrence also indicated that he could harm his daughter and himself. Ryan Lawrence was caught after a friend saw him shopping in a store and he called the police.