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Traverse City Man Charged in Death of Kalamazoo Child

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A Traverse City man is charged with open murder for the death of a 1-year-old Kalamazoo girl last December.

Police say Zoie Johnston had hemorrhaging in her brain and eyes, and had alcohol and marijuana in her system when she died at a Kalamazoo hospital on New Years Eve.

Toren Hains of Traverse City is charged with open murder, felony murder and first-degree child abuse. He's expected to be back in court Oct. 31.