Nescopeck Man Headed to Trial After 2019 Baby Death

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NESCOPECK, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — A district judge ruled Thursday there is enough evidence to send 22-year-old Jeffrey Hutcheson from Nescopeck to trial in the death of his 11-week-old son.

Hutcheson was charged with Aggravated Assault and Child Endangerment in the death of the baby on September 28th, 2019.

According to police, the baby died at Berwick Hospital after being taken there by Hutcheson and his girlfriend. They found the baby unresponsive .

He could face homicide charges pending lab results taken at the autopsy.

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