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Police Locate Man Sought in Child's Death

(La Porte County, IN) - A man La Porte County Police were looking for this morning in connection with the death of a child is now in custody. Police apprehended 28-year-old Alan Morgan for questioning. 


Police are not yet disclosing where the man was located but revealed he is now in custody. Police thanked media outlets for publishing the information released about the search 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.


Morgan has not been listed as a suspect but a person of interest who might have further information regarding the matter. According to police, Morgan, before being taken into custody, was considered armed and dangerous.  


Police have also not released specifics on the child's death because of the ongoing investigation.


Further information will be released when it becomes available, police said.

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