Vanryn not guilty of murder in death of toddler

A jury found Mitchell Vanryn not guilty of the murder charge Thursday.

Posted: Mar 22, 2019 8:59 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A man accused of murdering two year old Malakai Garrett is found not guilty.

A jury found Mitchell Vanryn not guilty of the murder charge Thursday. However Vanryn was found guilty of aggravated battery and domestic battery.

Malakai's mother, Amber Garrett, is still facing neglect charges in the case. Her next court appearance is scheduled for later this year.

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