Springfield police said Friday that Brandon Beedy was hospitalized for an unrelated issue. Clark County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jeff Meyers confirmed to the Springfield News-Sun that Brandon Beedy was in jail on Monday.
A court date has not been set in the case.
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Springfield police began their investigation on Jan 12 when they were called to a home on the 1900 block of Kenton Street at around 6 p.m. for a report a baby had died.
The person reporting the incident to police found the baby unresponsive in his crib, according to the report.
The baby is described in the police report as a 35-pound male with brown hair and blue eyes. The report is listed as a dead-on-arrival, unspecified death case.
The Springfield News-Sun requested 911 calls placed from the house. A man who describes himself as the father of the boy says his son is not waking up.
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“My son, he was taking a nap and he ain’t breathing,” the man says.
A 911 dispatcher gives the man instructions on CPR and leads him through the process. The man tells dispatch he doesn’t know why his son won’t wake up.
“I don’t know, sir, why. He was in his crib; I just went to get him out of his crib,” the man says.
The man can be heard shouting at the boy, pleading with him to wake up. Paramedics arrived on the scene but were unable to resuscitate the child.