Milo man accused of killing infant son pleads guilty to manslaughter

Reginald Melvin
Reginald Melvin(Piscataquis County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 9, 2023 at 5:42 PM EDT
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PISCATAQUIS COUNTY, Maine (WABI) - A man accused of killing his infant son pleaded guilty this week to a reduced charge of manslaughter.

Reginald Melvin of Milo was arrested in August of 2021 for the death of his one month old son.

Melvin originally pleaded not guilty to a murder charge.

His trial was scheduled to get underway next week.

Melvin will now be sentenced next Wednesday.