Police were called to a home on Keating last week and found an unresponsive child suffering from what appeared to be burn marks.
Henry Ogene, the 46-year-old father, has been charged with “child abuse-leaving a child in a vehicle resulting in death.”
Detroit, which has an infant mortality rate of 16 deaths per live birth, is targeted in a new program aimed at preventing infant deaths.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling the cribs because the drop-side rail hardware can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib, putting infants at risk of strangulation.
Police in Pontiac are investigating the death of a five month old baby.