A Brewer man has been arrested in connection with the death of his 6-week-old son.

Ronald Harding, 36, is charged with manslaughter in connection with his son's death.


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Police were first alerted when Harding called 911 on Monday to report that his son was unresponsive and not breathing, according to a news release from the Maine Department of Public Safety. The infant was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center in critical condition and died of his injuries on Tuesday.

An autopsy 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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