Trial set for Mississippi father in his baby's hot car death

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A Mississippi man will go on trial Jan. 30 within the scorching automotive dying of his Eight-month-old daughter.

Joshua Blunt is charged with manslaughter. Shania Rihanna Caradine died Might 19 after being discovered unconscious in Blunt's automotive, the place she was left whereas he labored in a Grenada restaurant.

In August, grand jurors in one other Mississippi county declined to indict a white mom whose 2-year-old died in a scorching automotive Might 11.

Blunt is African-American, and his lawyer, Carlos Moore, says he believes Blunt is being handled extra harshly due to his race.

Moore says Tuesday that Circuit Decide Joseph Loper has denied his request for a delay in Blunt's trial as a result of Blunt's fiancee, who's the mom of Shania, is pregnant. Moore says the stress of a trial could possibly be dangerous.

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