The man who threw his 2-month-old daughter from a balcony Saturday has been identified as Clarence Martin Jr.. The 2-month-old was found by police in her mother’s arms and taken to St. Rose Hospital and Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
After throwing his daughter during a domestic dispute, Martin Jr. allegedly set the apartment on fire and killed the family dog. Martin Jr. was also involved in two car crashes when fleeing the scene and sustained injuries. Martin Jr. was taken to hospital and is expected to fully recover. Martin Jr. is expected to make his first court appearance Tuesday.