KALAMAZOO, MI – On Saturday May 9th, 2020, Deputies from the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Bronson Hospital after a 2yr old child was brought in with serious injuries.
On May 11th Allegan County Detectives were notified that the child had died as a result of those injuries.
The victim is identified as 2 year old Kayden Blackmer. He had just turned 2 eight days ago on May 3rd, 2020.
Body scans revealed that the baby boy was struck multiple times in the head and chest. He had fractured ribs and a collapsed lung.
Several subjects have been interviewed and are cooperating with Law Enforcement regarding the origin of the child’s injuries. At this time the death is being considered suspicious. Dectectives are awaiting results from a post mortem examination for a cause of death.
This case remains an active investigation. More information will be provided by authorities at a later time. Please check back for updates.
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