Man arrested in killing of 3-year-old girl in Appleton

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APPLETON, Wis. — Appleton police are investigating a homicide Wednesday night that claimed the life of a 3-year-old girl and sent a 27-year-old woman to the hospital.

Police say they were called to a residence on the south side of Appleton about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Both victims were transported to a hospital, where the 3-year-old died.

The woman is listed in stable condition following surgery, police said. She is pregnant and the condition of the unborn baby is stable. Twenty-five-year-old Demetrius Williams was arrested on charges of first degree intentional homicide and two counts of attempted homicide.

His first court appearance is set for Monday.