Man charged in death of 2-year old

By Katherine Kington - email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Rincon man is charged in the murder of a two-year old Melanie Haynes.

Investigators arrested Kevin Johnson, 27, Friday night.

Effingham County Sheriff's spokesman David Ehasnipoor says Haynes' death was caused by forced trauma to the head as well as multiple other injuries.

Reports claim deputies arrived Tuesday on the scene with a call about an unresponsive child.

The two-year old girl was taken to Savannah hospital where she later died.

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