Man kills toddler because she wouldn’t get out her car seat

Man kills 3-year-old daughter and dumps her body in the woods.

29 year old, Cory Hagwell, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend’s 3 year old, Adelynn Merrell.

Hagwell killed her because she got out of her car seat.

Hagwell beat the girl to death by kicking her in the head.
The toddler’s body was found in the woods, she died from a skull fracture.

Her mother, Destinee Merrell, was charged with 3 counts of child neglect.

The couple told police Adelynn had been abducted, but Merrell later told detectives that Hagwell murdered him.

The couple are currently being held in jail.