Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Branchdale Man Locked Up in Schuylkill County Prison for Death of Infant

A Schuylkill County man was taken into custody on Monday and charged for the death of his baby.

Kevin J. Harris, 31, of Branchdale is charged by the Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven with 1 count of involuntary manslaughter, 2 counts endangering the welfare of children, and 2 counts of recklessly endangering another person.

The incident reportedly occurred on August 22nd, 2021 when Harris's 9 month old baby was found unresponsive and taken to the hospital.

Harris is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison for the death on $75,000 straight cash bail.  A preliminary hearing is scheduled for next week.

Photo obtained by Fox56