A Southeast Missouri man facing charges of second-degree murder in the death of his 1-month-old son has a hearing in October. 23-year-old Kade Stringfellow of Portageville is charged in the death of Karson Stringfellow. The baby was injured July 16th and flown to a St. Louis hospital, where doctors found he had a severe brain injury, four rib fractures, bleeding in the eyes and other injuries. Karson died two days later. The St. Louis Children's Hospital doctor who treated Karson told police that he suspected abuse. Kade is being held at New Madrid County Jail. He has a preliminary hearing October 11th before Judge Charles Spittler.
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