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Dallas man accused of throwing infant daughter into hole

DALLAS — Police were questioning a suspect late Friday who is accused of throwing his 2-month-old daughter into a construction hole, according to authorities.

Witnesses told police that the father, Dondrake Jackson, 31, walked out of a residence in the 2300 block of Blue Creek Drive about 1:20 p.m. and threw the infant into a three-foot-deep hole. Jackson was being held at Lew Sterrett Justice Center late Friday. Bail had not been set.

Construction workers apprehended the father and held him for police. The child was taken to Children's Medical Center in Dallas with undetermined injuries.

Police said they do not know why the father threw his daughter into the hole. He may face injury-to-a-child charges, police said.

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