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Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Christopher Scott Olinger, 23 (DOB: 10/01/1993) and Asia Markham, 27, (DOB: 08/14/1989), both of Hamtramck, with the death of Amina Markham, Asia Markham’s 16-month-old infant daughter. It is alleged that on October 25, 2016 at approximately 11:32 a.m., Hamtramck Police responded to a 911 call in the 2600 block of Commor in Hamtramck, where they found Asia Markham outside holding her infant daughter, who was unresponsive. Medics transported the infant to a nearby medical facility where she was pronounced dead. Further information on the case will be presented at the preliminary examination.

Olinger and Markham have been charged with First Degree Murder and Child Abuse First Degree. Both defendants were arraigned on Saturday and were remanded to jail. Their probable cause conference is scheduled for November 10, 2016 and their preliminary examination is scheduled for November 17, 2016 before Judge Alexis G. Krot in 31st District Court in Hamtramck.

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