Man faces murder charge in baby’s death

A mug shot of Steven Eric Shaw.
A mug shot of Steven Eric Shaw.

COLDWATER, Mich. (WOOD) — A 41-year-old Coldwater man has been arraigned on an open murder charge in the death of a 7-month-old child.

Coldwater police said paramedics responded to reports of a baby who was not breathing on Thursday.

It happened at a home in the 200 Block of Cutter Avenue in Coldwater.

The baby was airlifted to a hospital in Kalamazoo where it was later pronounced dead.

Police investigated the death, which led to the arrest of the Steven Eric Shaw.

Shaw is being held at the Branch County Jail. He is expected back in court for a preliminary hearing on June 12.

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