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Arrest made in connection with death of Jasper boy
Police in Jasper arrested a 23-year-old man in connection to the death of an infant. Justin Dewayne Havard is the boyfriend of the baby's mother.
Investigators say Havard was caring for the three month old boy November 8th.
According to officers Havard called 9-1-1 and reported the infant was choking.
Once officers interviewed Havard they became suspicious. An autopsy shows the boy died of injuries to his head.
Havard is in the Newton County Jail accused of injury to a child.
Jasper police do not expect to file any charges against the mother.