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Man Faces Judge in Murder of 10-Year-Old Boy in Athol, Massachusetts

Man faces arraignment on a murder charge in connection with 2013 death of boy

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    Man Faces Judge in Murder of 10-Year-Old Boy in Athol, Massachusetts
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    MIAMI - FEBRUARY 02: A judges gavel rests on top of a desk in the courtroom of the newly opened Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum February 3, 2009 in Miami, Florida. The museum is located in the only known structure in the nation that was designed, devoted to and operated as a separate station house and municipal court for African-Americans. In September 1944, the first black patrolmen were sworn in as emergency policemen to enforce the law in what was then called the "Central Negro District." The precinct building opened in May 1950 to provide a station house for the black policemen and a courtroom for black judges in which to adjudicate black defendants. The building operated from 1950 until its closing in 1963. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    A Massachusetts man faces arraignment on a murder charge in connection with the death nearly four years ago of a 10-year-old boy.

    Prosecutors say 30-year-old Christopher Vinsant, of Athol, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Hampshire Superior Court in connection with the July 2013 death of Isaiah Buckner.

    Authorities say Isaiah was in Vinsant's care when he was taken to the hospital with what prosecutors call abdominal trauma. He later died.

    Prosecutors did not immediately disclose the relationship between Vinsant and the boy.

    Vinsant was indicted on Friday. It could not immediately be determined if he has a lawyer.

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