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Sapulpa Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Death Of 3-Year-Old

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Christopher Whinery. [Creek County jail] Christopher Whinery. [Creek County jail]
SAPULPA, Oklahoma -

Creek County prosecutors filed a first-degree murder charge against a Sapulpa man in the death of his girlfriend's three-year-old son. 

Sapulpa Police arrested Christopher Whinery, 29, on a child abuse complaint on January 15, 2014.

Detectives said 3-year-old Jason White died at a Tulsa hospital from blunt force trauma to the head, as well as being shaken.

Police were initially called to the home after Whinery called 911. He told officers Jason had been jumping on a bed, fell and hit his head.

1/15/2015 Related Story: Sapulpa Man Arrested In Death Of Girlfriend's 3-Year-Old Son

Whinery is being held in the Creek County jail without bond pending a court hearing scheduled for Tuesday.

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