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Selah Man Facing Manslaughter Charge in Toddler's Death

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SELAH, Wash.-- Selah police are investigating the death of a 23-month-old baby.

Detectives say David Holbrook, 22, was watching his girlfriend's child when he threw the baby up in the air and the child hit its head on the ceiling.

The child was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Court documents show that Holbrook admitted to investigators that his "reckless" actions caused the baby's death.

Detectives say he waited to call 911 until a friend told him he should. They also say he lied to investigators prior to giving them the whole story.

Holbrook faces a charge of manslaughter. His bail is set at one million dollars.

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