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Coroner: Baby, 17 months, killed in child abuse incident

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A North Charleston man is facing homicide by child abuse charges after police were called to MUSC's Children's Hospital last week. 

According to police, 46-year-old Eugene Anthony Wright, of Dorchester Road, was charged in the case. 

Police say they were called to the children's hospital by nurses who filed a child abuse complaint after a 17-month-old girl was taken to the hospital by EMS. Officials say the girl had injuries that appeared to be from abuse. 

Wright is being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center.

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