(ROCKY HILL,Conn./WTIC News) – State Police have arrested a Rocky Hill man following the death of his one month old child.Rocky Hill Police received a 911 call from a distraught mother who reported her child was not breathing,She said she was with the father at the Residence Inn on Cromwell Avenue.

When officers arrived the father was gone,the mother reported he left with the child in his vehicle.Police were able to contact the father, 34 year old Divya Patel via cellphone, but he would not disclose his location.

Cellphone and GPS information showed Patel to be traveling in th Glastonbury- Rocky Hill area.About 30 minutes later , he returned to the hotel where the child was found unresponsive in the vehicle.

The child was taken to Connecticut Children’s Medical center and was later pronounced dead.

Patel has been charged with Risk of Injury to a Child and Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence.He is being held om $1,000,000 bond for an appearance in New Britain Superior Court Monday.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.


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