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Man Charged With Murdering Baby


A Lexington man is in jail today, charged with the murder of his two-month-old child.

Police charged 19-year-old Michael Reed Tuesday afternoon after the baby died. The infant was rushed to the hospital Monday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to Winnie Drive Monday around the noon hour. Police say a 2-month-old child was found unresponsive and taken to UK hospital.

We're told the family abuse section of the Lexington police were called in because there was another child at the home. Police contacted the Cabinet for Health and Family Services has taken that child out of the home for the time being.

Over night, the child's father, 19-year-old Michael Lee Reed, was arrested and charged with criminal abuse 1st degree. The charges were upgraded to murder Tuesday afternoon. Reed is being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.


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