Eagan man charged with suffocating son

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Mar 5, 2014 at 5:51 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 30-year-old Eagan man faces charges after allegedly suffocating his infant son while falling asleep with him after a night of drinking.

Nathan Savage was charged Tuesday Dakota County District Court with manslaughter and child neglect in the death of his two-month-old son Nolan Sikich on Oct. 19.

According to the charges, Savage, his fiancee and friends had been drinking for the couple's anniversary.

Prosecutors say Nolan was fussing, so Savage gave him a bottle and took him to bed with him, laying the infant's head on his chest.

The next morning he awoke to his fiancee frantically asking about the baby and Savage discovered the infant beneath him.

The medical examiner ruled the death accidental. His next court date is May 27.

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