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2-Month-Old Found Not Breathing And Pronounced Dead, 20-Year-Old Father Accused Of Murder

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Source: MEGA; Medford County Sheriff's Office

May 20 2022, Published 1:05 p.m. ET

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A 20-year-old father in Virginia is accused of killing his infant child, police said.

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On May 20, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia announced the arrest of Jordan Cody Scheffler on charges of second-degree murder and felony child neglect. He was taken into custody earlier this week.

On May 17, deputies responded to a home in Vinton, Virginia, for a call of a 2-month-old child who was not breathing, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Deputies arrived and tried to revive the child but were not successful. The infant was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators determined that Scheffler was responsible for the death, but police have not said how or released further information.

Scheffler is being held without bond in a Virginia jail.

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