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Man Held to Answer in Son's Killing


Man Held to Answer in Son's Killing

March 11, 2005


Contra Costa Times

When Richmond Police Officer Melanie Daggs arrived at the home of Charles McEntire one morning in November , he descended the front steps to greet her. "He said to arrest him because he just killed his son," Daggs, who now works for the Concord police department, said at a preliminary hearing Thursday. Acquaintances and family members describe McEntire, 57, as "gentle" and "passive." But a Contra Costa Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that he must answer murder charges after allegedly stabbing his 19-month-old adopted baby, Charles Thomas McEntire III, to death.

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2005 Mar 11