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LaPorte man charged with killing 4-year-old son
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LaPorte man charged with killing 4-year-old son

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LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) —

A LaPorte man has been charged with murder in the death of his 4-year-old son shortly after the boy's death was ruled a homicide, authorities said.

Alan D. Morgan, 28, also faces five felony counts of neglect of a dependent and cruelty to an animal, according to the LaPorte County Sheriff's Department.

Morgan was taken into custody on Monday after the body of Judah Morgan was found at a home in Union Township by sheriff's deputies responding to a report of an unresponsive child..

After the autopsy conducted on Tuesday determined the boy's death was a homicide, the father was charged, The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported. Details about the boy's death were not released.

On Wednesday, Morgan was being held without bond at the LaPorte County Jail.

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