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Austin Stevens, a Pennsylvania father was arrested for raping and killing his 10-month-old daughter Zara Scruggs. He reportedly waited an hour to call the police when he searched for words like “my baby is not breathing,” police said.
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Austin Stevens, 29, has been charged with deviant involuntary sex, child rape, aggravated assault, aggravated indecent assault, endangering the wellbeing of a child, and other offenses, NBC Philadelphia reported.
Her daughter Zara Scruggs was found unanswered at her home in Lower Providence Township Saturday night. The child was rushed to Einstein Medical Center in Montgomery and pronounced dead at 12:12 p.m. Sunday, less than two hours after calling 911.
An autopsy on Sunday revealed that Zara had been sexually assaulted and suffered blunt trauma to the head. The cause and type of death are still pending.
The girl was picked up from her grandparents ‘home in Norristown and taken to Stevens’ apartment for the night, which has no heating or hot water, NBC reported.
“If the baby stops breathing”
Stevens, a young local soccer coach, reportedly did a Google search for “If the baby stops breathing”, “What if you can’t hear the baby’s heart or beat”, “My baby is not breathing” and “How” Find out if a baby is dead, ”investigators found out almost an hour before calling 911.
During this time, he was chatting and texting two women on social media about topics unrelated to the baby.
“This case is deeply worrying. It’s hard to imagine that this child’s death was more traumatic: sexual assault on a baby followed by the father’s inaction to save his life resulted in his death, “said Montgomery County Attorney Kevin Steele.
Stevens is being held in the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on $ 1 million bail.
His next trial is October 13th.