• Austin Stonebarger

Union Man Charged With Murder In Child's Death

A Union man was charged Saturday with first-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old boy.

Austin T. Stonebarger, 23, allegedly admitted to police that he pushed the child, which caused him to strike his head.

Union police responded to a home on Henry Drive after midnight Saturday after receiving a report of a child unconscious and not breathing.

Officers attempted to revive the child with CPR. He was transported to Mercy Hospital in Washington and later pronounced dead.

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