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Dad charged with murder after punching newborn son after losing video game

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVO) — A man has been charged with murder after allegedly punching his 1-year-old son in frustration after he lost playing a video game.

Police say Anthony Trice was home alone with the boy when he was playing video games. When Trice started losing at the game, he threw the controller and punched his sone in the head.

Police also say that after punching the boy in the head, Trice tried to calm him by carrying him into the kitchen, where he dropped the child, according to WLBT.

He then allegedly made the infant a bottle and left him unattended to go to the bathroom, and returned to find the baby in distress.

The boy was taken to the hospital in serious condition but later died, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Trice has been charged with murder.

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