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Teen parents accused of killing newborn appear in court

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Two Madison County teens accused of killing their newborn baby this summer appeared in court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Madison Eagan,19, and Zackery Harbin,18, showed little emotion in the courtroom. The pair faces capital murder charges for killing their 19-day-old baby girl, Rachel Harbin, a few months ago.

A Madison County sheriff's investigator testified that the newborn had a fractured skull and bruises all over her body. The investigator said the baby was rushed to the hospital on July 5 and died 10 days later.

The investigator said both parents insist they don't know what happened to their child.

Eagan and Harbin are being held in the Madison County Metro jail without bond. Their case now goes to a grand jury.

Families for both Eagan and Harbin were inside the courtroom but were not sitting together.

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