Arrest in Death of 2-Year-Old Poultney, Vt. Girl

Published 02/23 2014 08:20PM

Updated 02/23 2014 08:33PM

Dennis Duby, 31, of Poultney, Vt.
Dennis Duby, 31, of Poultney, Vt./Courtesy: Vermont State Police
POULTNEY, Vt. - Vermont State Police have now arrested someone who they say killed two-year-old Dezirae Sheldon.

Police have charged Sheldon's step-father, 31-year-old Dennis Duby of Poultney, with second degree murder.

They say the two-year-old girl died on Friday of blunt force trauma to the head.

Duby is being held at Marble Regional Correctional Facility on $250,000 bail.

He'll be arraigned Monday in Rutland.

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