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Father kills his 4-month-old daughter because she was making baby talk sounds while he watched TV

By Mason White 10:29 AM August 17, 2016
Cory Morris 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A father who became angry that his baby daughter disturbed him while watching TV, decided to beat her to death, according to police in Minnesota.

Minneapolis police said that they have arrested 21-year-old Cory Morris, after being accused of beating his 4-month-old daughter to death because she made baby talk sounds.

Morris was charged with one count of second-degree murder.

He was booked into the Hennepin County Jail, and his bail was set at $2 million.

According to the criminal complaint, Morris called police around 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and admitted that he had just killed his daughter.

When police arrived, they found the girl unresponsive on a changing table. Morris was watching Emersyn Morris at the time of the incident, as the girl’s mother was at work.

Morris told paramedics that he hit the girl about 15 times in the face and 7 times in the chest. He then squeezed her chest with his hands in an attempt to get her to be quiet.

After she became quiet, Morris called his mother and his wife, and told him that he did something wrong. He then called the police.

During questioning, Morris told police that he was watching television when his daughter started making baby talk sounds.

He took the baby from her swing and placed her in a bedroom.

Morris then started hitting the baby because she continued to make noises.