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

An Ohio man has been charged with murder after striking his two-month-old son in the head with a coffee mug, police said.
Image: Anthony Benjamin Grove
Anthony Benjamin Grove, 34, was arrested and charged with murder, child endangering, and domestic violence.Stark County Sheriff

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.

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