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Killingly man arrested, charged in 2010 death of son

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A Killingly man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of his 4-month-old son in July 2010.

Just before 4 p.m. on July 23, 2010, officials from the Quinnebaug Valley 911 Center received a 911 hang-up call from the Parker residence on Bear Hill Road.

When emergency officials called back, they said they spoke to Logan Parker, who said that his 4-month-old son, Reed, was having trouble breathing and was barely awake.

The East Killingly Fire Department, KB Ambulance and QV medics responded to the scene, as well as the Killingly resident Connecticut State Trooper and detectives from the Eastern District Major Crimes Squad.

Reed was brought to Day-Kimball Hospital and was in distress. He was then transferred to U-MASS Medical Center in critical condition for further treatment.

Reed was pronounced dead the next day.

An autopsy was conducted on Reed and the manner of death was ruled as a homicide.

Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad continued the investigation in conjunction with the Department of Children and Families, the Windham County State's Attorney's Office and the Massachusetts Medical Examiner's Office.

As a result of the two-year investigation, an arrest warrant was applied for and granted for Parker, 36.

He was arrested Thursday and was charged with manslaughter, assault and risk of injury to a minor.

He was held in jail in lieu of $250,000 bond and appeared in Danielson Superior Court on Friday.

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