WAVELAND, MS (WLOX)- The father of a baby girl who died back in August has now been charged with her murder. Oren Lewis, 32, is charged with capital murder in the August 25th death of 23-month-old Maleah Bush Lewis of Waveland.
Initially, the child's death was reported as an accident. The father told police Maleah fell out of her bed. But her injuries were so severe, she died a few days later in a Louisiana hospital. A coroner's report found she died of a massive traumatic head injury.
Maleah was buried September 13th on her second birthday.