Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators made an arrest in the investigation of the death of an infant that occurred at 1:13am this morning. Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Coliseum Northside Hospital in reference to an infant reported to be unresponsive.
It was reported that a 1 year old male infant was found unresponsive by his mother. The infant was then transported to the hospital by his mother and once at the hospital the infant was pronounced dead. At the time the infant was seen by hospital staff there was no visible injury. An autopsy was performed today and it was discovered that the infant had a head injury.
After further investigation into the incident it was discovered that the infant had been struck in the head by his father, 21yr old A’kym Henderson. Henderson was interviewed and then transported to the Bibb Law Enforcement Center where he was booked in on charges of felony murder.
This incident is currently under investigation and no further information can be released at this time. Anyone with any information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.