Police charge Georgia man linked to New Year’s Eve death of 2-year-old

Man admitted to police that he caused toddler’s injuries

Authorities in Thomas County have charged a man in connection with a 2-year-old’s death on New Year’s Eve.

The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office and the Thomasville office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation charged Kimaon Collins with felony murder, aggravated assault, cruelty to children first degree after the death of a 2-year-old girl, according to a GBI statement.

On Dec. 31, the Boston Police Department and EMS responded to a report of an unresponsive 2-year-old girl, according to news station WCTV. The child was transported to Archbold Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, according to the release.

An autopsy was performed Jan. 4 by the GBI Crime Lab, and the death was determined to be caused by multiple injuries to the child.

Collins admitted in an interview with Thomas County sheriff’s deputies that he caused the injuries to the child, according to reports.