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Man Sought After Child Found Deceased

(La Porte County, IN) - La Porte County Police are looking for a man in connection with the death of a child this morning.


Just before 3 AM, officers were called to a home in the 3100 block of East County Road 875 South in Union Township. Police said a child was reported to be unconscious.


Unable to make contact with anyone inside, officers went inside and found a young child deceased.


Police said they’re looking for 28-year old Alan Morgan. Morgan has not been listed as a suspect. Police are, however, calling him a person of interest who might have further information regarding the matter.


Morgan is possibly driving a red 2004 Ford Freestar minivan. The van was missing both passenger side hubcaps and had an expired temporary license plate.


According to police, Morgan should be considered armed and dangerous.  


If Morgan or the minivan is located, citizens are encouraged not to approach him or the vehicle but immediately call 911.


Police said the death investigation is open and active. Further information will be released when it becomes available.

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