EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSCouple Arrested After Their Infant Son Dies In Car Accident
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Reported by: Elizabeth Noreika
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Oct. 8, 2013 8:21 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 9, 2013 10:45 AM EDT
Kenna , Jackson County , West Virginia
A Parkersburg couple has been arrested in connection with the death of their infant son.
Jackson County deputies arrested Jessica and Shawn Souther in Marietta Monday. They are both charged with child neglect resulting in death after their 21-month-old son was thrown from their vehicle during an accident.
The accident happened on August 20th on I-77, near Kenna. Investigators say the child was not properly strapped in.
The couple will be extradited back to West Virginia.
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