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Girl, 5, accused of killing toddler

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KMBC/CNN) - A 5-year-old girl is accused of killing her 18-month-old cousin by holding him underwater in a bathtub, police said.

Jermane Johnson Junior died last Friday night in Kansas City.

The little girl allegedly told police he cried too much.

There were no adults in the house at the time, and their 16-year-old babysitter had fallen asleep.

Police said the case is being investigated as a homicide in family court.

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