www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Cirque du Soleil coming to Wichita -12/20/2014, 4:00 PM

V-Plan transmission line now in service -12/20/2014, 4:00 PM

Plains pupils: Pluto's a planet -12/20/2014, 4:00 PM

Hutch United Way campaign slips further from goal -12/20/2014, 4:00 PM

Hutch inmate charged with sexual assault -12/20/2014, 4:00 PM

Colorado teenager injured in 1-vehicle wreck on I-70 -12/20/2014, 4:00 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

NE Kan. man charged in baby's death

Published on -3/18/2013, 4:26 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- A Riley County man has been charged with murder in the death of a six-month-old baby.

Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson says Michael P. Dechant was charged Monday with first-degree felony murder and one count of child abuse in the baby's death. He's being held on $500,000 bond.

KMAN reports that the child was hospitalized with injuries late Friday and died early Monday at a Kansas City hospital.

Dechant was originally charged with aggravated battery.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News