January 2, 2013

Maine father charged in baby's death

The Associated Press

BANGOR — A Bangor man has been charged in the death of his 3-month-old child.

Police said Wednesday that 18-year-old Dustin Brown has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of manslaughter.

He's accused in the Nov. 25 death of Xander Brown, who died of "inflicted trauma."

The Bangor Police Department said it had responded to a home for a baby that was not breathing. The infant was taken the hospital where he died. An autopsy determined that he had died of inflicted trauma.

Brown is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday.

 

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