MAN ARRESTED FOR DEATH OF A BABY

A 32-year-old Escambia County man has been arrested for the death of a baby. Courtland Freeman was charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child. Those charges came after an autopsy found the child’s skull had been fractured in five places and he had severe retinal hemorrhaging. The child had been transported by ambulance to Sacred Heart Hospital after he stopped breathing at a home on Hillcrest Avenue. Freeman is being held in the Escambia County Jail on a 1 million-dollar bond.

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