Police charge Florence man with infant’s death

Justin Mathew Green (Photo: Florence police)

Justin Mathew Green (Photo: Florence police)

FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police have arrested and charged a man in the August 2013 death of a 13-month-old child.

Police arrested Justin Mathew Green, 25, of Florence and charged him with Criminally Negligent Homicide as a result of an investigation into the 13-month-old’s death.

Police say an autopsy revealed ligature marks around the child’s neck. Investigators believe that a cord was wrapped around the girl’s neck, leading to her death.

Green is currently being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

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