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Trial for man accused of beating child begins

EFFINGHAM COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The trial of Jonathon Oliver began on Wednesday. Oliver is charged with brutally beating and nearly killing his girlfriend's 8-month-old son, Jayden Lee.

Prosecution for the state brought in Effingham County investigators, the medical examiner and doctors from Memorial University Medical Center.

Closing arguments are expected on Thursday.

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