PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — A Clarksville, Tennessee father has been arrested for allegedly killing his 9-month-old daughter.READ MORE: 4 People Killed, 2 Possibly Unaccounted For In Pottstown House Explosion, Officials Say
WARNING: The Clarksville Police Department released details about the case that are graphic in nature and are contained in the story below.
Officers responded to a home on Cindy Jo Court for a medical call around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday. The child was taken to Tennova, where she was pronounced dead by 8 a.m.
Her father, 22-year-old Christopher Conway, is charged with homicide and aggravated rape of a child.
According to police, the infant was strangled with a cord around her neck. The infant was reportedly sexually assaulted before she was killed.READ MORE: Philadelphia Eagles To Be First NFL Team To Launch Brand Campaign In Africa
Conway was booked into the Montgomery County jail just after 4 a.m. Wednesday.
He is being held on $100,000 bond for the aggravated rape charge. A judge will set the bond amount for the homicide charge in court Wednesday morning.
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