Man indicted for the murder of 3-year-old foster child

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - A Hammond, LA man has been indicted for first-degree murder in the death of his 3-year-old foster daughter.

Mark Johnson, 51, was indicted Friday by a Tangipahoa Parish grand jury for the death of 3-year-old Faith Saucier who was in his foster care when she died from blunt force trauma to her body on April 16, 2011.

Following Friday's indictment, Johnson was ordered held without bond. He will be booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Prison.

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