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Parent Arrested For Neglect After Infant Dies

On April 29, 2014 at about 2:18 pm, the Sioux City Police Department was sent to Unity Point St. Luke’s for a report of a dead 2 month-old infant that was brought into the emergency department.

Investigators with the Sioux City Police Department interviewed the parents of the child and conducted a search of their residence at 2800 W 4th St Apt 13A.

Based on their investigation, 26 year-old MICHAEL D. WILLIAMS of Sioux City was arrested for Neglect of a Dependant Person, a class C felony.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

The name of the child is being withheld at this time.

Any arrest/charges noted in this report should be considered merely an accusation.  All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.




Sioux City Police Department

601 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

phone: 712-279-6440
fax: 712-279-6148

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Project Lifesaver is a project
that provides a tracking system
to locate individuals who have
the tendency to wander and become lost.

Project Lifesaver International

or contact Rita Donnelly 712-279-6424