Police seek suspect in 1-year-old’s death

PARKERSBURG (AP) — Police in Parkersburg are looking for a St. Marys man in the death of a 1-year-old girl.

Parkersburg police say in a news release that 30-year-old Curtis Dean Richards II is wanted on a charge of murder by a parent or guardian.

Media outlets report the young Parkersburg girl died Aug. 5 while she was left in Richards’ care at their mother’s apartment.

Police say Richards was last seen the same day withdrawing money from an ATM and driving a black, 1994 single-cab truck.

Police say he is believed to have associates in Beckley, St. Marys, and Huntington.

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