Pierce County prosecutors today filed a second-degree murder charge against a man suspected of killing his girlfriend’s 1-year-old daughter last week.
Steven Andre Dwight Kendall, 23, is to be arraigned at 1:30 p.m. today.
Prosecutors allege in charging documents that Kendall killed Aaliyah Kahalewai on Friday at her mother’s Parkland apartment. He was taking care of the girl while her mother worked, the documents state.
A motive was not given.
Kendall told investigators the girl sustained a number of falls during the day and that at one point he accidentally banged her head against a wall…