SIOUX CITY MAN ARRESTED IN INFANT SON’S DEATH INVESTIGATION

SIOUX CITY MAN ARRESTED IN INFANT SON’S DEATH INVESTIGATION

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A SIOUX CITY MAN IS FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES AFTER POLICE SAY HE BROUGHT HIS DEAD TWO-MONTH OLD SON TO ST. LUKE’S UNITY POINT HOSPITAL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

26 YEAR OLD MICHAEL D. WILLIAMS IS CHARGED WITH NEGLECT OF A DEPENDENT PERSON.

COURT DOCUMENTS SAY WILLIAMS IS THE FATHER OF THE CHILD.

HE IS ALSO CHARGED WITH CONTEMPT OF COURT AND PROBATION VIOLATION.

SIOUX CITY POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER THE DEAD INFANT WAS REPORTED BY EMERGENCY ROOM PERSONNEL.

INVESTIGATORS SEARCHED WILLIAMS APARTMENT AT 2800 WEST 4TH STREET WHERE THEY DISCOVERED THE INTERIOR WAS LITTERED WITH SOILED DIAPERS.

COURT DOCUMENTS SAY WILLIAMS TOLD POLICE HE IS A DRUG ADDICT AND HE LEFT THE 2 MONTH OLD ALONE IN THE APARTMENT FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME ON A DAILY BASIS.

POLICE LT, MARK KIRKPATRICK SAYS THE CAUSE OF THE BABY’S DEATH IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.

WILLIAMS IS BEING HELD IN THE WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL ON $72-THOUSAND DOLLARS BOND.