Chanute Man Charged in Infant's Death

By: AP
By: AP

ERIE, Kan. (AP) _ A Chunute man has been charged with felony murder after the death of a 3-month-old who had been hospitalized with a head injury.

The Neosho County Attorney's Office charged 23-year-old Adam Marrs on Friday with the death of Denton J. Marrs.

The boy was taken Wednesday to Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center with a head injury. He then was transferred to a Wichita
hospital, where he died Friday afternoon.

Marrs was taken into custody Wednesday on suspicion of felony child abuse.

He is being held on a $500,000 cash surety bond.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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