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Man arrested for killing girlfriend's 1-year-old daughter

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:32:13 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 17 2013 08:00:00 PM CST
ALTURAS, Calif. -

A Modoc County man is in jail, accused of killing his girlfriend's 1-year-old daughter.

According to Lt. Sid Cullins of Alturas Police Department, Zebaria Dolan, 28, brought his girlfriend's 1-year-old daughter to Modoc Medical Center at 3:45 a.m. Sunday.  She was taken by air to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno where she later died around 8 p.m.

Police taped off the E. 6th Street home in Alturas where Dolan had spent the previous evening.   Officers were investigating the circumstances surrounding the girl's death.  Cullins said it appears her death was caused by child abuse.

Dolan was booked into Modoc County Jail for murder, and various assault and child abuse charges.

Stay with KRCR News Channel 7 for updates.