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Child Death Investigation in Carroll County

Date of News Release: 08/13/2015

(Campbellsburg, KY) - On August 12, 2015 at 10:29 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 05, Campbellsburg received notification from the Carroll County Memorial Hospital regarding an infant death. KSP Post 05 detectives, the Carroll County Coroner and Social Services responded to the complaint. A 4 day old male was brought to the hospital by the father and mother, Jarod Martin, age 33 and Lisa Payton, age 29, both of Carrollton, KY. They stated the child had stopped breathing. Foul play is suspected. The parents were charged with Criminal Abuse 1st degree and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center. An autopsy and toxicology examination is scheduled with the results pending. Detective Dave Roberts is leading the investigation.