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Kalamazoo man arrested in child murder case

jail bars and cuffs
jail bars and cuffs

KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- A 40-year-old Kalamazoo man is facing murder charges in the death of a two-year-old boy.

Kalamazoo Public Safety responded to a report on December 31st, 2013 of an unconscious child who was not breathing. The boy was taken to Bronson Hospital where he died on January 2nd, 2014.

After an investigation into the events at the home last New Year's Eve, the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor's Office issued charges of Homicide-Felony Murder and First Degree Child Abuse. The suspect was arrested Thursday morning and is being held at the Kalamazoo County Jail pending arraignment.