McKEESPORT (KDKA) — Allegheny County Police say they have arrested and filed charges against the father of a young boy who was allegedly smothered by his mother while she texted over the course of hours with the man.

According to police, 23-year-old Andre Price, Jr. of McKeesport is facing two felony counts of endangering the welfare of children.

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Just a day ago, police charged the mother of Price’s children, 21-year-old Christian Clark with homicide and attempted homicide.

Investigators say she smothered the couple’s 17-month-old son, Andre Price III, in her Hi View Gardens apartment in McKeesport Tuesday night.

Clark also allegedly attempted to smother their 2-year-old daughter, but the child survived.

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According to the criminal complaint, Clark was having a fight with the child’s father via text message, accusing him of cheating, during the entire incident.

During the conversation, Clark allegedly sent a video of the boy’s lifeless body and admitted to smothering him on an air mattress.

Police say it all happened over the course of two-and-a-half hours. According to investigators, “Price Jr. made no efforts to intervene or send first responders” to the apartment to help his children.

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Police also say their investigation has determined that Clark allegedly harmed or threatened both children on at least one occasion before the boy’s death on Tuesday.

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Price Jr. is being held in the Allegheny County Jail while he awaits arraignment.