Ocala man faces murder charges in death of infant

Published: Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 10:33 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 10:33 a.m.

OCALA, Fla. - Authorities have charged an Ocala man with first-degree murder in the death of a 5-month-old cousin he was babysitting.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office says the infant died after reportedly coughing up blood. A medical examiner on Wednesday ruled the death a homicide.

Detectives arrested Rishi Abraham Ramgoolie after they say he gave two different accounts of how the infant was injured and neither matched the physical evidence.

No further information was immediately available.

Ramgoolie is being held without bond at the Marion County Jail. The jail did not have information on an attorney for the 22-year-old. He is scheduled to appear before a judge at Thursday.

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