Kentucky Man Charged In Death Of His 3-Month-Old Son

Posted at 3:33 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 15:33:50-04

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky man is accused of causing the death of his 3-month-old son.

Twenty-two-year-old Austin L. Haaff was charged with murder Monday in the death of Collin Lee Haaff. News outlets cite a Daviess County Sheriff’s Department arrest citation and dispatch report that says the case began April 20 when authorities responded to reports of a child not breathing. Reports say deputies performed CPR on Collin and noticed discoloration on his head, neck, shoulders and back. Haaff reportedly told deputies Collin had been sick.

Reports say deputies notified detectives about Haaff’s "odd" behavior, the marks and that Haaff waited five minutes to call police when he noticed Collin wasn’t breathing. Collin died last week. Reports say Collin died of "pediatric abusive head trauma," with injuries including fractured ribs.

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