Suspect in rape, murder of 13-month old baby arrested

posted by Ken Stevens - 

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (AP) --A man wanted on charges he raped and killed a 13-month-old girl in northeast Ohio is in custody in Pennsylvania.

KDKA-TV reports Joshua Gurto was captured in Pittsburgh's Franklin Park section around 1:30 a.m. Friday and was taken to the Allegheny County jail.

Aggravated murder and rape charges were filed earlier this month against the 37-year-old in the death of Sereniti Jazzlynn-Sky Blankenship-Sutley.

On October 7th, police responded to a call about an unresponsive child at an apartment in Conneaut, northeast of Cleveland.

The girl had blunt-force injuries to her head and body. 

She died at a hospital.

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