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Ohio Dad Faces Murder Charge After Hitting Son With Coffee Mug: Cops

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Anthony Benjamin Grove, 34, was arrested and charged with murder, child endangering, and domestic violence.Stark County Sheriff

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An Ohio man has been charged with murder after striking his two-month-old son in the head with a coffee mug, police said.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning when the baby’s father, Anthony Benjamin Grove, 34, threw a ceramic mug during a dispute with the child’s mother, according to the Canton Ohio Police Department. The impact caused a serious head injury and the boy was taken to the emergency room at Akron Children’s Hospital, police said. The baby was pronounced dead at 11:30 a.m.

Grove was arrested and charged with murder, child endangering, and domestic violence, police said.

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Anthony Benjamin Grove, 34, was arrested and charged with murder, child endangering, and domestic violence.Stark County Sheriff
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