5 Month Old Dies After Father Allegedly Drops Him On Head

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Marion County Coroner’s Office has confirmed 5 month old Karter Hutchinson passed away Friday at Riley’s Childrens Hospital in Indianapolis, where he was transported after the incident.

(Update posted August 21, 2017).

Evansville Police say a child suffered a serious head injury, and the father has been arrested.

EPD says 21-year-old Brandon Hutchinson was alone with the child, when it suffered a possibly life ending injury to its head. Hutchinson told police he didn’t know how it happened.

Police say Hutchinson told detectives at least once he dropped the child on a bed out of stress and anger. He is preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent.

(This story was originally published on August 16, 2017)

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