Dad arrested after death of 8-week-old

Dad arrested after death of 8-week-old

COSHOCTON, OH (WOIO) - Coshocton Sheriff's Department and the Summit County Medical Examiner are investigating the death of an 8-week-old baby boy.

According the Coshocton Sheriff's Department, they received a 911 call around 10:18 p.m. on September 26 to a house on Glenview Way for an infant not breathing.

The baby was taken to Coshocton County Hospital then transported to Akron Children's Hospital.

He died at the hospital on September 28 around 11 p.m.

The Medical Examiner will be conducting an autopsy Saturday to determine the exact cause of death.

The baby's father, Corey Lafferty, 23 is in custody and being held on $250,000 bond for felonious assault.  Those charges may change now that the infant has died.

The case remains under investigation with Coshocton County Sheriffs Office in conjunction with the Coshocton County Prosecutor's Office.

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