Two arrested after baby dies in Hicksville

Jared Stark, 33, and Sarah Stark, 35, were locked up in the Correction Center of Northwest Ohio Thursday on child endangering charges.

Posted: Mar 29, 2018 11:03 PM
Updated: Apr 3, 2018 1:10 PM

HICKSVILLE, Ohio (WFFT) - A Defiance County couple was arrested in relation to the death of a child in 2016.

Jared Stark, 33, and Sarah Stark, 35, were locked up in the Correction Center of Northwest Ohio Thursday on child endangering charges.

The Defiance County Sheriff's Office said on October 29, 2016, a child was born inside their home on the 5400 block of Arrowsmith Road in Hicksville, Ohio, but it died 10 hours later.

Wednesday, deputies found the child's body in the home.

The Lucas County, Ohio Coroner's Office will do an autopsy in Toledo.

The case will be handed to the Defiance County Prosecutor, where a grand jury is expected to indict the couple on more charges.

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