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Brewer man charged with manslaughter for death of infant son

Police say 36-year-old Ronald Harding called 911 Monday to report that his son was unresponsive...
Police say 36-year-old Ronald Harding called 911 Monday to report that his son was unresponsive and not breathing.(Gray tv)
Published: Jun. 3, 2021 at 5:39 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 12:22 AM EDT
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BREWER, Maine (WABI) - State Police have arrested a man from Brewer and charged him with manslaughter in the death of his 6-week-old son.

We’re told 36-year-old Ronald Harding called 911 Monday, on Memorial Day, to report that his son was unresponsive and not breathing.

The baby was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center in critical condition. He was pronounced dead the next day.

An autopsy performed by the Office of Chief Medical Examiner revealed that the infant died from inflicted injuries.

Harding was arrested at the Brewer Police Department and taken to the Penobscot County Jail.

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