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Mother charged in the murder of her 3-year-old daughter

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Mother charged in the murder of her 3-year-old daughter (Credit: Iosco County Sheriff's Office)

OSCODA TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A 22-year-old mother was charged in the murder of her 3-year-old daughter.

Police say Justine Marie Johnson was arraigned Monday in 81st District Court on charges of Homicide, Felony Murder and Child Abuse in the first degree.

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According to police, they were called to a home after a report of a human foot was located hanging out of a garbage bag.

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The 3-year-old girl was living with and cared for by her maternal grandmother, Johnson visited and stayed at the home frequently according to the Oscoda Township Police Department.

This is an ongoing investigation and people are asked to call the police department at 989-739-9113.