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Mattawan man charged in death of 18-month-old

A 25-year-old male from Mattawan is facing murder charges related to the death of an 18-month old child.

According to Michigan State Police, an 18-month-old was admitted to Bronson Hospital late Wednesday.

The Mattawan Police Department and Michigan State Police began a joint child abuse investigation.

Investigators developed a suspect, 25-year-old Matthew Eric Knobloch, and he was arrested.

The infant died Friday morning.

Knobloch was arraigned Friday afternoon on an open murder charge. He is being held without bond.

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