Uncle beats infant niece to death in Colerain Twp.
COLERAIN TWP. - Police say Lanny Stoinoff, 24, beat his infant niece to death at a family member's residence in Colerain Township around 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Stoinoff was staying at the family member's home on Gosling Road where his sister was visiting with her 1-month-old, Roslyn. Stoinoff asked to hold the baby and after a short period of time began to violently beat the baby. Stoinoff's mother and sister tried to get him away from the infant, and both fled to a bedroom inside the home to call 911.
The baby was transported to Children's Hospital where she was pronounced dead from her injuries.
When police arrived at the scene, Stoinoff was in the front yard. He is charged with one count of aggravated murder, which is a felony of the first degree, and transported to the Hamilton County Justice Center to await arraignment.
Family members say Stoinoff recently received psychiatric treatment before staying at the residence.