gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Friday July 01st


More Information On Murder Of Coldwater Baby
Friday Jun 13, 2014 7:57pm
Coldwater, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(COLDWATER) – More details have been released about the investigation into the death of a seven month old baby boy.

The Coldwater Police Department arrested 43 year old Steven Eric Shaw on June 1 in connection with the death of seven month old Carson Burm. Shaw has been arraigned on a charge of Open Murder.

A preliminary hearing that was scheduled for Tuesday was postponed while Shaw undergoes a forensic psychiatric evaluation that was requested by his attorney.

Investigators say Shaw lived with the victim's mother Laura Kidney and her two children, ages 2 years old and 7 months, in an apartment on Cutter Avenue. Police say Shaw called 911 just after 1 PM on May 28 and said Burm was not breathing.

The Coldwater Fire Department and Life Care Ambulance arrived and found Burm had no pulse or respiration. They started CPR and took the baby to the Community Health Center of Branch County. Burm was flown to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo where he died the next day.

An autopsy has been conducted and the results are pending. Medical staff at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Bronson told police that Burm's head injuries would have had immediate medical consequences, and they were lethal.

Police say Shaw's version of events is not consistent with Burm's injuries.

Police say Burm's mother was working at the time of the incident. She left the apartment at 11 AM leaving Shaw to supervise Burm, his sister and a family friend. When police interviewed the friend, they said they had been picked up at 11:30 AM and Burm and his sister were fine at that time.

Based on medical information, police say Burm was injured shortly before the 911 call was made when Shaw was the only one in the apartment with the children.

Police say the case remains under investigation.



(06-30-2016) • Federal judge blocks Indiana's new abortion law
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-30-2016) • Lagrange man sentenced for crash that killed wife
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-30-2016) • Sturgis tax rate remains unchanged
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(06-29-2016) • Howe woman charged in the traffic death of a Sturgis woman
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(06-29-2016) • Utility District board to meet Friday morning
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(06-29-2016) • Indiana women sue city after being blocked on Facebook
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-29-2016) • Area residents named Bicentennial Torch Bearers
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-28-2016) • Hudson man pinned as vehicle hits power pole in Pleasant Lake
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Pleasant Lake
(06-28-2016) • LaGrange County College Success Coalition recognized today
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-28-2016) • Sturgis School Board sends budget back for rework
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(06-27-2016) • Lagrange girl's recipe is a winner
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(06-27-2016) • LHS grad joining Elkhart Co. correctional staff
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Elkhart, IN
(06-27-2016) • Two months in: Work continues on 200 N project
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(06-27-2016) • Two killed in DeKalb County crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: CR 12 and CR 71 • Butler, IN
(06-27-2016) • Ligonier man ejected, unresponsive following one vehicle crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Cromwell, IN
(06-27-2016) • Head on crash kills Angola man late Friday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: South Milford, IN
(06-24-2016) • Crash with car injures Mendon motorcyclist
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(06-24-2016) • Gov. Snyder appoints Cass County prosecutor to council
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI
(06-24-2016) • Police taser driver who led them on high speed chase
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Park Township • Three Rivers, MI
(06-24-2016) • Tonight's parade highlight of Sturgis Fest
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(06-24-2016) • Glick gets study committee assignments
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-23-2016) • Noble and Elkhart Counties post gains in May home sales
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-23-2016) • Evilsizor, Eaton spar over Constantine Road again
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(06-23-2016) • Motorcycles roll into downtown Sturgis this evening
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(06-23-2016) • Smoke fills Bronson house causing $50,000 damage
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI
(06-22-2016) • Drug sweep in Cromwell, Kimmell results in five arrests
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(06-22-2016) • Police identify man who wore explosive vest
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(06-22-2016) • NERDA backs Trine request for Regional Cities funding
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fort Wayne, IN
(06-22-2016) • State touts Cardinal IG's expansion in Fremont
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN
(06-22-2016) • SafeWise names Ligonier Indiana's safest city
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Ligonier, IN
(06-22-2016) • Film on Sturgis-Wiesloch ties debuts
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(06-22-2016) • Glen Oaks Prez gets raise after good review
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(06-22-2016) • Albion motorcyclist critical after crash with minivan
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: US 33 Wolf Lake • Albion, IN
(06-21-2016) • Angola man held in connection with vehicle theft
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Wolcottville, IN
(06-21-2016) • Kershner, Marks named White Pigeon citizens of the year
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: White Pigeon, MI
(06-21-2016) • Prairie Heights lunch prices increased
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN






pfc

businesses