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Wichita parents charged in death of 2-month-old boy at motel

September 4, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The parents of a 2-month-old boy found dead at a Wichita motel are now charged with involuntary manslaughter and several counts of child endangerment.

The baby’s father, Kyle Kempton, and his mother, Christy Rollings, were both charged Tuesday in the death of Patrick Kempton at the Scotsman Inn.

The parents will have court-appointed attorneys and are due back in court on Sept. 20.

The Wichita Eagle reports the boy was found dead beside his father in a motel bed last Thursday. His twin was not injured and was put into protective custody.

Officer Charlie Davidson says officers found the parents intoxicated two days before the child was found dead. The children were placed with a relative after that incident but the relative returned them to their parents.

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Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com

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