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Mingo Co. father arrested in connection with daughter's death

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Matewan, WV -

Officers arrested a father in connection with the death of his daughter Friday.

Mingo County deputies charge Albert Matthew Moore, 21, of Matewan, with child abuse/neglect resulting in death.

The seven-week-old baby was found dead underneath a blanket Tuesday, according to officials within the Mingo County Sheriff's Department.

Moore told officers he put the baby to sleep Monday evening. Deputies said he also admitted to using crack cocaine, marijuana, and Roxicodone the night before the baby's death.

The daughter's body was sent to the coroner for further examination. Her funeral took place Friday.

Matewan Police Department assisted in the investigation.

Moore was arraigned in Mingo County Magistrate Court. He was taken to Southwestern Regional Jail. A magistrate set his bond at $50,000.