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Baby Elaina's father arrested on domestic violence charge

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The father of baby Elaina Steinfurth, whose remains were found inside of an east Toledo garage was arrested on unrelated charges of domestic violence.

Terry Steinfurth Jr., known as "T.J.," was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

According to affidavits filed with Toledo Municipal Court, police arrested Steinfurth after he allegedly choked his live-in girlfriend and then hit her.

Steinfurth was booked on the charges and released on Saturday evening. He is set to appear in court on the domestic violence and assault charges Monday morning.

Steinfurth was in the national spotlight after his two-year-old daughter, Elaina, was reported missing this past summer and was later found dead inside of a box in an East Toledo garage.

Steinfurth's ex-wife Angela and her boyfriend, Steven King are both serving time in prison for the toddler's death.

Angela's stepfather Richard Schiewe had harsh words for T. J. saying he wanted to know where Steinfurth's surviving daughter is located. "It doesn't really surprise me that he got arrested for what he got arrested for. All I want to know is where my granddaughter's at."

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