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Dad Charged In Death Of 10-Month-Old Son In Bridgeport

A Bridgeport man has been charged in connection with the death of his 10-month-old son.
A Bridgeport man has been charged in connection with the death of his 10-month-old son. Photo Credit: Contributed

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The father of a 10-month-old Bridgeport boy who died of head injuries last month was arrested and charged with first-degree manslaughter, the Connecticut Post said.

Derrick Siberon, of Bridgeport surrendered himself to police Thursday and was held on $250,000 bond, the Post said.

Related Story: Death Of Baby Boy In Bridgeport Ruled A Homicide

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The death of a male infant who was unresponsive at the Greene Homes in Bridgeport has been ruled a homicide, police said in a statement late Thursday.

At 11:15 a.m. Monday, April 24, Bridgeport police responded to Building 3 of the Greene Homes on a report of an unresponsive baby, Capt. Brian Fitzgerald said in a statement last month.

The infant was transported by medics to Bridgeport Hospital, then transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital for advanced care, Fitzgerald said. The baby died on Tuesday, April 25.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy and classified the baby's death as a homicide, he said.

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