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Father accused of killing baby did not appear in court Sunday

Posted at 7:45 AM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 12:30:48-04

The man accused by Las Vegas police of killing his two-month-old daughter did not appear in court on Sunday as scheduled.

Officials say Clarence Martin Jr. was still in the hospital.

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Las Vegas police say he got into an argument with his girlfriend early Saturday morning and threw their baby off a second story balcony. Then, police say he set their apartment on fire and took off.

A dog died in the fire.

Clarence Martin Jr.'s new court date is set for tomorrow.

He's facing several charges including murder, arson and animal abuse.