Arrest made in infant death

On Sunday police responded to Cedar Run Apartments around 4:30 a.m. and found the baby girl unresponsive. She was taken to Parkview Huntington and later airlifted to PRMC.

Posted: Mar. 29, 2018 9:53 AM

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WFFT)- Huntington police made an arrest after a two month old baby girl died Tuesday. 

On Sunday police responded to Cedar Run Apartments around 4:30 a.m. and found the baby girl unresponsive. She was taken to Parkview Huntington and later airlifted to PRMC. 

Around 6:00 a.m. Tuesday she was pronounced dead. The cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma. Her death was ruled a homicide. 

Police arrested Kevin Tucker in relation to the death. He is currently being held in the Huntington County Jail on a felony neglect charge, and aggravated battery resulting in death. 

This is an ongoing investigation. 

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