Metro Homicide investigating neglect of infant

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A South Bend man has been arrested and charged with child neglect after police responded to calls of a 4-month-old child not breathing.

South Bend Police received a 9-1-1 call from a home on Dubail Street Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. about a female infant who wasn't breathing.

South Bend Police and South Bend Fire Department medics responded.

The child was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition and on life support.

The St. Joseph County Police Metro Homicide Unit and Special Victims Unit were called in to investigate.

CMHU arrested 22-year-old Bryan Alexander Michel on a preliminary charge of neglect of a dependent.

Michel is the father of the infant.

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