Arkansas man arrested, charged in death of his infant son

Arkansas man death infant son

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas father has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of his 5-month-old son.

Hot Springs police said 35-year-old Cody Webb was booked Tuesday into Garland County jail and is being held without bond.

Police responded to a call Friday

Police said officers responded to a call Friday involving an unresponsive infant at a home. The child was pronounced dead later that night at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.

Arkansas man death infant son

Police say the Arkansas State Crime Lab performed an autopsy and ruled the child’s death a homicide. Webb’s attorney says Webb “has had nothing to do with the cause of the infant’s death.”