Monday, August 17, 2015

Dad arrested in death of 6-week-old baby (Frankfort, Kentucky)

Dad is identified as CODY BROWN.

Frankfort infant dies from shaken baby syndrome

Hannah Smith Kiefer, 3:07 p.m. EDT August 14, 2015

Frankfort police have arrested the father of a 6-week-old infant who died Thursday of shaken baby syndrome.

Cody Brown, 20, was arrested Friday on preliminary felony charges of neglect of a dependent resulting in death and battery resulting in death to a person less than 14 years of age.

Frankfort police Chief Troy Bacon said in a press release that Detective Wesley Hickson responded on July 26 to Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis to investigate a report of a Frankfort infant with a severe head injury. The baby had been transferred from St. Vincent Hospital in Frankfort.

Authorities learned Thursday the infant had died from the injuries.

Brown is in custody at Clinton County Jail awaiting formal charges, according to the release.