Frankfort father charged in 6-week-old baby’s death

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FRANKFORT, Ind. (Aug. 16, 2015)–Frankfort police  arrested the father of a six-week-old infant who died from apparent shaken baby syndrome.

Cody Brown, 20, has been charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death and battery resulting in death.

Detectives were called to Riley Children’s Hospital to investigate an infant suffering from severe head injuries.  Earlier the child had been transferred from St. Vincent Hospital in Frankfort.

Police say the infant died as a result of trauma suffered while in his father’s care.

Brown is being held in the Clinton County Jail.