Ogdensburg man charged in death of baby daughter
OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - A baby girl is dead and her father is charged with second-degree manslaughter.
Ogdensburg police arrested 34-year-old Trevor Samarco of 423 Belmont Courts.
He was arraigned and ordered held in the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility on $10,000 bail or $20,000 bond.
City Police Chief Mark Kearns said a 911 call came in at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday reporting that an infant was unconscious at 422 Belmont Courts.
Police said Samarco lives next door.
The 11-month-old baby was rushed to Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
Chief Kearns said Wednesday afternoon that the death was suspicious but declined to elaborate.
He did say the baby was under the care of her parents.
The infant’s name and cause of death were not released.
St. Lawrence County District Attorney Gary Pasqua was on the scene.
The Ogdensburg Police Department was assisted by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, the DA’s Office, the county Probation Department, and Child Protective Services.
Kearns is asking anyone who has information that might help the investigation to call the Ogdensburg Police Department at 315-393-1555.
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