Dad arrested following baby’s death

Mugshot of Cody Brown (Provided Photo: Clinton County Sheriff's Department)

FRANKFORT, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Frankfort have arrested 20-year-old Cody Brown after his baby died Thursday.

According to Chief Troy Bacon, the 6-week-old had been hospitalized at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in July after suffering a severe head injury.

Police say the baby had been hurt while in the care of the father, Cody Brown.

Brown faces preliminary charges of neglect of a dependent resulting in death and battery resulting in death to a person less than 14 years of age. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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