19-year-old father in custody for death of 2-month-old baby

CLEARFIELD (ABC4 Utah)- The father of nearly 2-month-old baby is in custody after police say he abused his baby to the point of death.

Friday, Dec. 1st police responded to a Clearfield home on reports that a seven week old infant was unconscious and not breathing. The baby was flown to Primary Children's Medical Center but later died from his injuries.

After investigating police arrested the baby's father, 19-year-old Clint Corydon Nokes. "It is believed [he] caused the non-accidental and fatal injuries," police said. 

Charges are pending but he is facing child abuse homicide.

"Not only is a young man facing some very serious charges, but the other part of the family is planning some memorial services for this infant,"Asst. Chief Kelly Bennett said.

If you suspect child abuse or neglect is occurring, call the Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline 855.323.3237.



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