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Suspect Faces Child Abuse Death Charge

More details are emerging regarding a 23-year-old Kimball man who faces class 1B felony charges after an infant died at Denver Children’s Hospital.

Alexander J. Romero, the father, was initially arrested April 2 on lesser charges, but additional charges were dependant on the fate of the victim.

On March 31, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officer Mike Winget of the Kimball Police Department responded to the Kimball Health Services emergency room in response to an ambulance call regarding a 7-month-old unresponsive infant girl.

According to the arrest affidavit, during the initial interview Officer...

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