BARRON — The father of a 3-month-old child who died in July has been arrested in connection with the child’s death.
Curtis Strand, 31, of Haugen, is being held in the Barron County Jail on preliminary charges of first degree reckless homicide, according to the Barron County inmate roster.
First responders were called at 5:30 a.m. July 9 to a home in Haugen and found the child not breathing, police said. The baby was flown to Marshfield Medical Center, but died two days later.
Official charges could be filed as soon as today. Strand has no prior criminal history in Wisconsin, according to court records.
An investigation into this case continues by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department and the Barron County Medical Examiner’s Office.