Canton baby dies, mom's boyfriend jailed on $2 million bond

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - A 24-year old Canton man is locked up accused in the death of his girlfriend's baby.

According to police, on Friday, November 30th, they were called to 503 11th St. NW for a child not breathing.

Cops found 18-month old Serenity Jordan unresponsive.  She was transported to Mercy Medical Center and then transferred to Akron Children's Hospital where she died.

24-year old Burt Kelly was arrested and charged with child endangering.  His bond is set at $2 million.  Kelly is being held in the Stark County Jail.

Additional charges are expected after Serenity's cause of death is officially determined.

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