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A Portageville man charged with the death of a one-month old child has a new hearing

Oct 12, 2012 -- 10:46am


A Southeast Missouri man facing charges of second-degree murder in the death of his 1-month-old son is bound over to stand trial.  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.  The case was bound over this week for trial.  He will be arraigned before Judge Fred Copeland on the 23rd in New Madrid.

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