Man charged with manslaughter in death of son
Police: Father says he shook baby
LAKELAND, Fla. – A Polk County father was charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of his 3-week-old son.
Jacob Hartley, 20, was arrested on Friday.
Hartley was charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child and aggravated child abuse.
Police said the boy's mother found him unresponsive and bleeding from the nose and mouth just before 6 a.m.
The infant was transported to Bartow Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives said Hartley admitted to shaking the baby on two different occasion while playing video games because baby wouldn't stop crying.
Hartley was booked into the Polk County jail.
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