CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The case of a Zullinger, Pa., man charged in the death of his infant son last year was continued Tuesday in Franklin County Court with a tentative trial date set for December.
Shane Michael Barrett, 23, formerly of 5261 Buchanan Trail East, was charged by Washington Township Police in the death of his 3-month-old son, Kaden Michael Barrett, who was declared dead Nov. 18 at Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner listed the cause of death as battered child syndrome.
Barrett attended a scheduling conference Tuesday before Judge Douglas Herman, who set a trial date of Dec. 12, according to Assistant District Attorney Angela Krom. Barrett, who was released on bail last December, is charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child.