LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former NFL football running back arrested in Las Vegas on suspicion of child abuse now faces murder charges after the 5-year-old girl died.
KLAS-TV reports Las Vegas police arrested 28-year-old Cierre Wood on Wednesday and added the murder charge Thursday. He originally was charged with first-degree child abuse and neglect.
The Clark County Coroner's Office says 5-year-old La-Rayah Davis died as a result of child abuse.
Police also have charged Amy Taylor with child abuse and neglect.