TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Man Arrested and Charged in Baby Death
Date of News Release: 02/17/2005
(SALEM, KY.) Detectives with the Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a 3 month-old child from Livingston County. On 2-17-05 at 7:50 AM Kentucky State Police received a call from the Livingston County Hospital advising a baby had been brought into the Emergency Room dead.
An investigation by Detectives Steve Bryan and Janet Gabbard has lead to the arrest of the baby's father. Detectives have charged, Roger Reed, 28 of Carrsville with Murder. Reed was lodged in the Livingston County Jail.
An autopsy is scheduled for 2-18-05 in Madisonville.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Department for Families and Children, McCracken County Sheriff's Department and the Coroner's Offices from Livingston and McCracken County are assisting Kentucky State Police with the investigation.
The investigation is continuing by Detectives Bryan and Gabbard.