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RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) -- A Hardin County man charged in the death of his infant son is being held on $50,000 full cash bond.
23-year-old Jarrod Davis was arrested Wednesday afternoon after the baby boy was found dead in his crib in his Radcliff, Ky. apartment.
Radcliff Police initially responded to the complex off University Drive Tuesday after receiving a call from paramedics. Bryce Shumate of the Radcliff Police Dept. said, "The baby was laying on its stomach...At the time it appeared the baby had possibly died of asphyxiation."
But the coroner also discovered that the baby, who officers only identified as J.D., died from blunt force trauma to the head.
A police spokesman says Davis at first told police the boy was dead when he found him on Tuesday. But after the medical examiner found injuries to the boy's head, police say Davis told them he had dropped the boy while caring for him, and that the baby had struck his head on the side of the crib.
Davis went before the court Thursday, charged with second degree manslaughter. The judge in the case said, "I'm going to set the bond at $50,000 cash. I believe on the nature of the charge and the fact that he is currently on misdemeanor probation that he may be a flight risk."
James Orndorff lives a few doors down from the family. He says he did not know them well, but as a father, he says the incident, "Should have never happened. Should always be there to love, protect and provide."
For the child's mother, it becomes even worse, as Bryce points out: "He was at home by himself when this incident occurred and did not give any of this information to his wife and from the interview with our detective she didn't know this occurred."