Arrest made in death of infant Great Bend girl

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GREAT BEND, Kan. (KWCH) -- The father of a five-month-old Great Bend girl who died last month has been arrested. Cody Lane Reed was booked into the Barton County Jail on one count of Second Degree Murder.

According to police, emergency crews responded to a home at around 8:30 a.m. on January 28th, where they found an unresponsive 5-month-old girl. That girl has been identified as Lettizia Reed.

Lettizia was taken to KU Med Center's Emergency Room, then transported to a hospital in Wichita. Police say she remained in critical condition, but died on January 31st.

An autopsy was performed. Police say the complete results are still pending, but the cause of death was listed as blunt force trauma to the head.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information that may help in the case is asked to contact police at (620) 792-1300