Midland Police Arrest Man in Connection to Death of 1-Year-Old Girl

Midland police say they arrested a man for his involvement in the death of a 1-year-old girl.

The 23-year-old man from Augusta was taken into custody early Thursday morning.

Police say they were called to a home on Hedgewood Drive just after 3 Tuesday afternoon for a baby that wasn’t breathing.

Officers arrived to find the 1-year-old receiving CPR from emergency responders.

The child was then taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

According to Midland police, the suspect was in a relationship with the child’s mother when this incident occurred.

Police have yet to release what they believe happened or the cause of the child’s death.

The suspect was taken to the Midland County Jail, where he is currently awaiting arraignment.

Midland police are still investigating. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Midland police at (989) 839-4713.