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Man charged in Kalamazoo baby death

Posted at 3:34 PM, Nov 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 18:33:49-05

Sonny Leroy Larsen (Photo from Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A 38-year-old Kalamazoo man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend’s infant son.

Sonny Leroy Larsen was arraigned on charges open murder and first-degree child abuse in connection of the 7-month-old boy.

The boy was found unresponsive Wednesday at a home in the 1200 block of Summit Avenue.  He was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Police said an autopsy showed the infant suffered head and neck trauma.

The Associated Press contributed to this report