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Bridgeport man arrested, charged in death of his baby

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NORWALK–A man has been arrested in connection to the death of his 5-month-old son.

On May 16, 2014 police responded to an apartment on Ely Avenue on reports that a baby wasn’t breathing. First responders tried to resuscitate the baby, but he was pronounced dead.

The Special Victims Unit and Crime Scene Unit responded to investigate the baby’s untimely death, and found that it was suspicious in nature.

Multiple interviews and evidence gathered at the scene, as well as the results of autopsy and toxicology reports that were completed in March 2015 indicated that the baby had an elevated blood alcohol content at his time of death.

IMG_5910Due to the results of the investigation, Jorge E. Chiclana, 22, of Bridgeport, was arrested and charged with manslaughter int he second degree and risk of injury/impairing the morals of children.

Bond was set at $75,000.

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