TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Update on Man Arrested and Charged in Baby Death
Date of News Release: 02/18/2005
(CARRSVILLE, KY.) On 2/17/05 a 3 month-old infant boy was brought into Livingston County Hospital dead. An autopsy was performed today, 2/18/05, in Madisonville. The Medical Examiner has determined the baby died of multiple inflicted blunt force trauma. On 2/17/05, Detectives with the Kentucky State Police charged the infant's father, Roger C. Reed Jr. 28 of Carrsville, KY with Murder and Violation of a Domestic Violence Order. Reed is lodged in the Livingston County Jail. The investigation is continuing by Detectives Steve Bryan and Janet Gabbard.