Eden Prairie man arrested in death of infant son

Published 2:36 pm Sunday, August 1, 2010

Associated Press

EDEN PRAIRIE — An Eden Prairie man is under arrest on suspicion he killed his 6-month-old son.

The Star Tribune reports police were called to the man’s home about 5:30 p.m. Saturday night and found the child unresponsive. An Eden Prairie police spokeswoman says efforts to revive the child were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at Hennepin County Medical Center.

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The 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder. Police aren’t saying he the child was killed but say no weapon was used. The child’s mother was home when police arrived but she is not in custody.