Cleveland police arrest father in 1-month-old’s death

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CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Division of Police arrested a man in connection with the death of his 6-week-old daughter.

Homicide detectives were called to a home on West 101st Street in Cleveland Tuesday morning. Police said the victim was pronounced dead at MetroHealth Medical Center.

According to Cleveland police, the 21-year-old father shook and hit the infant. When the mother tried to intervene, she was attacked too.

She was treated and released from the hospital.

The father has not been charged.