Racine police investigating death of infant, father arrested

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Racine Police Department

RACINE — A 24-year-old man was arrested in connection to the death of his infant child.

Friday, Feb. 22 authorities were called to a home near Summit Avenue and Rapids Drive in Racine, for a report of a child not breathing.

The baby was transported to Children’s Hospital, where authorities discovered the infant had injuries that could be cause for them to stop breathing.

The baby’s father was arrested in connection to the case and is being held in the Racine County Jail.

Racine police investigators are interested in any additional information from the public on this incident. If you know something, you’re asked to contact the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at 262-635-7756.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS.

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