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MANHUNT: Police search for father of child killed in Bluefield,WV

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Cassidy Byrd is wanted by Bluefield, WV Police on a charge of Death of a Child by a Parent by Child Abuse. Cassidy Byrd is wanted by Bluefield, WV Police on a charge of Death of a Child by a Parent by Child Abuse.
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Officers with the Bluefield, WV police department are asking for help from the community to locate the father of a baby who was killed back in April.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Cassidy Byrd, 23, of Bluefield, WV.  Byrd called 911 back on April 5, 2014 saying that the 8-week-old boy was having trouble breathing.  The baby died on the way to the hospital. 

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The body of the child was taken to the Office of the State Medical Examiner.  Police said that the autopsy revealed the boy was killed after being struck.  Byrd is facing a charge of Death of a Child by a Parent, Guardian or Custodian by Child Abuse.  Anyone with information on Cassidy Byrd's location is asked to contact the Bluefield, WV Police Department at 304-327-6101