Man charged in 5-month old’s murder


DECATUR — A man is charged with murder in the death of a 5-month old. 23-year old Duan Lewis was arrested Wednesday.

About 5:20 pm, Thursday, police responded to a home in the 1100-block of East Division Street for a report of a child not breathing.

The child was taken to an area hospital and later transferred to another hospital in Springfield. The child was declared dead on Monday.

Officials determined the child subsequently died form injuries consistent with abuse.


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