Father Arrested for 10-Month-Old Baby's Death: PD - NECN

Father Arrested for 10-Month-Old Baby's Death: PD



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    The father of a 10-month-old baby boy who was found unresponsive in a Bridgeport apartment building before dying at the hospital in April has been arrested, police said.

    Derrick Siberon, of Highland Avenue, was arrested and charged with first-degree manslaughter and risk of injury to a minor in connection to his infant son's death back on April 25. 

    Bridgeport Police said they responded to a report of an unresponsive baby boy at the Greene Homes housing complex on Highland Avenue at 11:15 a.m. April 24.

    The baby was transported to Bridgeport Hospital, then transferred to Yale-New Haven hospital for advanced care and passed away the following day. 

    The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy and classified the infant's death as a homicide on April 26.