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Dad Accused of Killing Newborn after Losing Video Game

Police say a Kentucky dad fatally punched his newborn son after losing a video game.

Anthony Trice, 26, was home with his 1-month-old boy Friday in Louisville when he lost the game, according to the local NBC-TV affiliate WAVE.

Frustrated and angry, the dad allegedly hurled his game controller and punched his son in the head.

Trice then allegedly dropped the crying baby on the ground, according to WAVE.

The dad left his son to go to the bathroom, then returned to discover the infant was in distress, authorities said.

The boy was brought to Norton Children’s Hospital, where he died Sunday from his injuries, officials said.

Trice appeared in court Monday on charges of murder and criminal abuse of a child, according to WAVE.

He was ordered held on $1 million bond.

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