HOUSTON (September 22, 2013)—Barry Wayne Jones, 30, of Houston, was jailed Sunday, charged with murder in the 2009 beating death of his 2-year-old daughter.
Jones was arrested Friday.
His bond was set at $50,000.
Jones is accused of hitting the toddler with his hand and a blunt object, as well as banging her against a blunt object, documents show.
The girl was taken to a hospital in November 2009 in respiratory distress and was found to have swelling in the brain.
She died a day later.
According to an arrest warrant, Jones and his girlfriend, Chandre Davison, denied hitting the girl and said they did not know how she had been injured.
Davison has also been charged with murder.