Man arrested after 4-month-old girl dies of head trauma

A Brooklyn man faces charges in connection with the death of a 4-month-old girl.

Royalty Kemp was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Woodhull on June 23, 2021, with trauma to her head.  Crews transferred the little girl to Bellevue Hospital.  She died on Thursday, July 1, 2021.

Police say that 23-year-old Ricardo Price was supposed to be taking care of the girl in a Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment when she suffered the injury.  His relationship to the girl was unclear. 

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The NYPD arrested Price on charges of attempted murder, assault, reckless assault on a child, and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 years of age.

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They say that the investigation continues.

It was unclear what caused the injuries.  There was no information about a lawyer who could speak on Price's behalf.