Joshua Million charged in connection with ‘suspicious' death of Conneaut 4-year-old Melaney Powell

CONNEAUT, Ohio - A 4-year-old Conneaut girl has died from head injuries she received last Thursday and her mother’s boyfriend is behind bars.

Melaney Powell was flown by helicopter to Cleveland late Thursday but was pronounced dead Friday Morning, according to a report by the Star Beacon.

Conneaut police officer John Helfer says Joshua Million has been charged with child endangerment and more charges may be filed once the police investigation is complete.

Helfer says Powell’s injuries are “suspicious.” She was in Million’s care. No word yet about where her mother was at the time.

Million is being held on unrelated charges. He was arraigned last Friday.

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