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Ohio Man Accused In Infant Son’s Death To Be Arraigned In Lexington

Posted at 11:49 AM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 18:25:38-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — An Ohio man who was arrested in Lexington and accused in the death of his 2-month-old son is due in Fayette District Court on Monday afternoon for an arraignment on charges of being a fugitive.

Cayden Colwell

Police in Lexington arrested 27-year-old Cody Colwell Saturday on a fugitive warrant out of Warren County, Ohio.

WLWT is reporting that Colwell is wanted in the death of his 2-month-old son, Cayden Colwell, who was taken to a hospital April 11.

Authorities said Cody Colwell made the 911 call summoning help but later was declared a fugitive.

Cayden Colwell died days later, according to family members.

In Ohio, Cody Colwell is facing two counts of murder, one count of felonious assault and two counts of endangering children, police there said.