Stanton man charged in Boyd County infant's murder

STANTON, Ky (WYMT/WKYT) - Police have arrested Powell County man in connection with the death of a two month old.

After an investigation, it was determined Brett Thompson, 18, of Stanton, the baby's mother's boyfriend, had struck the infant in the head.

Thompson was arrested and charged with murder. He's listed in the Boyd County Detention Center.

Boyd County deputies say they got word of the unresponsive two month old girl Saturday.

Deputies say the baby later died at a hospital. An autopsy was conducted Sunday, and helped rule the baby's death a homicide, due to blunt force trauma.


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