UPDATE: Coroner's Inquest rules death of 4 Year Old Ammarah Reynolds as Homicide

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WAND News first told you about the death and abuse of 4-year-old Ammarah Reynolds back in August.

Today, a coroner's jury found the death of Ammarah Reynolds to be a homicide. A coroner's jury of six sworn jurors and two alternates concluded that Ammarah's injuries were consistent with that of a homicide.

According to the coroner's autopsy report released back in September, Ammarah Reynolds died of hemorrhages to the brain and multiple wounds consistent with blunt force head trauma.

The coroner also reported extensive injuries to her body, consistent with non-accidental, inflicted wounds. According to Decatur Police, the mother, father, and uncle all abused the four year old child.

"It's a very, very tragic situation. It's one that our jury took very much to heart. They heard some very disturbing things here today, as we all did. I think they did a responsible and as timely job as possible," says Macon County Coroner Michael Day.

The Macon County Coroner says a final coroner's report will be released in a few weeks.

The case is still under investigation by Decatur Police and the State's Attorneys Office.

Darrell Reynolds Jr., Ammarah's father, is scheduled to appear for a pre-trial for the murder charge. The girl's mother, Dal'von Taylor-Reynolds will be in court on October 17 for the child endangerment charge.

WAND News will continue following this case and have more information as it becomes available.

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