Father arrested after death of two-month-old baby

Ponca City Now - February 24, 2020 1:29 pm

RINGWOOD, Okla. – The Major County Sheriff’s Office requested the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation  assist with an investigation after a two-month-old baby died.

On Feb. 21, 2020, emergency medical personnel and law enforcement were called to the 11800 block of State Highway 58 in Ringwood, Okla. Responders were told the baby aspirated while being fed by the child’s biological father.

The baby was transported by ambulance to the hospital in Enid and then transferred to OU Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City. While being cared for at OU Children’s Hospital, doctors discovered the baby had multiple injuries to the head and torso. The baby died on Feb. 22, 2020.

That same day, OSBI agents and deputies from the Major County Sheriff’s Office arrested 23-year-old Dustin Lamm for child abuse. He was booked into the Major County Jail.

 

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