Bond for a Hagerstown man charged in the beating death of his 3-year-old daughter has been set at $500,000, according to court records.
Washington County District Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. set the bond for Scott Eugene Patterson during a hearing Monday, records state.
Patterson, 26, of 330 N. Mulberry St. in Hagerstown, was charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, first-degree child abuse resulting in death, child abuse resulting in a death and child abuse by a parent resulting in a death, records state.
Patterson was being held Monday evening at the Washington County Detention Center, a detention center spokesman said.
He has been held at Washington County Detention Center since Oct. 30 on initial charges that included child abuse and assault that were filed before the death of his daughter, Madyson King.