Man arraigned on murder charge of 8-month-old

Man arraigned on murder charge of 8-month-old

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - A man who is already behind bars on a $1 million bond was arraigned on another charge February 22.

Shadix appeared in court Wednesday and was indicted on an aggravated murder charge.

Zachery Shadix was arrested February 20 for assaulting 8-month-old Gabrielle Walker.

Shadix was initially charged with felonious assault and child endangering after court documents say Walker suffered from a head injury and a lacerated pancreas.

Walker later died from her injuries, resulting in a murder charged being filed against Shadix.

Gabrielle's mother Lisa Eck says she wants justice for her daughter.

"I'm tore up. That's my baby. I'm tore up. I just want justice for her. I want the cops to do their job like they are. They're completely on top of this and they're going to get my baby justice, that's what's going to happen," said Eck.

Eck says the only people in the apartment at the time was her live-in-boyfriend Shadix and her nine-year-old son. She said Shadix and her baby had a good relationship, and she never saw this coming.

Shadix is being held in the Lucas County Jail.

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