The man allegedly tried to take the baby after insisting it was dead.
The 1-year-old baby died from her injuries despite the efforts of 40 doctors and nurses.
A 21-year-old mother allegedly threw her baby out of a fourth-floor window because he was possessed by "an evil spirit" and was in pain, prosecutors say.
The shooting in Brooklyn, which also left five people injured, was just the latest in a series of incidents that have raised concerns about a potential crime wave.
Eric Warfel of Ohio has been charged with abuse of a corpse after telling police he put bags of garbage in his daughter's room to mask the smell of her decomposing body.
What was thought to be a stomach bug was actually a "stone baby."
Five dead boys, and one dead baby. But the two girls who get into horrible accidents only suffer severe injuries! #Sexism.