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Fairfield father indicted in death of infant son

Austin Morris (Photo: Butler County Jail) Austin Morris (Photo: Butler County Jail)
FAIRFIELD, OH (FOX19) -

A Fairfield father was indicted in the death of his 2-month-old son Wednesday.

Austin S. Morris, 23, was indicted on one count murder and one count endangering children. He is being held at the Butler County Jail on a $500,000 bond.  

Morris' infant son, Benjamin, died on Jan. 12 after being taken to an area hospital. A social worker notified Fairfield Police that Benjamin's injuries may have resulted from child abuse. He was arrested on Jan. 16.

He is due back in court on Feb. 25 at 8:30 a.m. for an arraignment.

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