Kentwood man faces murder charge in connection to infant death


Kenneth Watson Jr. Courtesy of Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office

HAMMOND, La. (BRPROUD) – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect connected to the death of a 9-month-old child.

The suspect, 30-year-old Kenneth Watson Jr. of Kentwood, faces charges of second-degree murder. The sheriff’s office said the infant died from alleged blunt force trauma on Sunday, June 27.

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