40-Year-Old Arrested for Kalamazoo Child’s Murder

Posted at 3:25 PM, May 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-22 15:29:30-04

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (May 22, 2014) — A 40-year-old Kalamazoo resident has been arrested for felony murder and child abuse in connection with the January death of a 2-year-old.

Police found the child unconscious Dec. 31 in a home in the 400 block of W. Frank St.  The child died Jan. 2 in the hospital, according to a release.

The suspect, who has not yet been identified, is being charged with felony murder and first-degree child abuse.  They were arrested Thursday and are currently lodged in the Kalamazoo County Jail pending arraignment.