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Man charged in shooting death of his child’s mother in Baldwin, police say

BALDWIN BOROUGH, Pa. — A man is behind bars after police say he shot and killed the mother of his child inside her Baldwin apartment.

>> Woman, 20, shot, killed in her Baldwin apartment

Adelin Itongwa, 22, is charged in the shooting death of RaMiah Griffin, 20.

“We’re happy that they found who did it but we’re still grieving the loss of my sister,” MaRiah Griffin said.

Griffin was found fatally shot inside her apartment on Youngridge Drive on Feb. 9. She had been shot 12 times, likely around 3 a.m., homicide detectives said.

Allegheny County police said her 1-year-old daughter was found unharmed in an adjacent room in the apartment.

“We treated him like family. He was at the family dinners and anytime there was a birthday, he was there,” Mariah Griffin said.

>> Woman, 20, murdered in apartment; Neighbors say 1-year-old baby was there

Itongwa was taken into custody on Wednesday.

“He wanted us to find her like that. He wanted us to find my niece soiled in her diaper and my sister lifeless on her bed,” Mariah Griffin said.

He is charged with criminal homicide and endangering the welfare of a child.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family with expenses. Click here to donate.

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