Crime Dad Arrested 38 Years After He Said Son Died From SIDS

21:40  11 april  2017
21:40  11 april  2017 Source:   insideedition.com

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A Maine man who told detectives that his baby son had died from SIDS in 1979 has been arrested in the baby's death . Burton Hagar's son was found unresponsive in early May of that year , after which the case remained closed until it was reopened in 1991.

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Dad Arrested 38 Years After He Said Son Died From SIDS: Burton Hagar's son was found unresponsive on May 9, 1979. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Burton Hagar's son was found unresponsive on May 9, 1979. A Maine man who told detectives that his baby son had died from SIDS in 1979 has been arrested in the baby's death.

Burton Hagar's son was found unresponsive in early May of that year, after which the case remained closed until it was reopened in 1991.

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More than a quarter century after that, the 62-year-old was arrested Friday and charged with killing 4-month-old Nathan Hagar.

Nathan's death was Maine's oldest cold case. The father's arrest is now the oldest unsolved homicide case where state police have brought charges.

Dad charged 38 years after baby son's death with killing him

  Dad charged 38 years after baby son's death with killing him FARMINGTON, Maine — The father of a 4-month-old boy whose death was classified nearly 38 years ago as sudden infant death syndrome was arrested Friday after detectives concluded it was homicide.Burton "Ben" Hagar, 62, of Farmington, was charged with murder after being indicted this week, said Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety.Hagar is accused of killing his son, Nathan, who was found unresponsive in the family's Brunswick apartment and died at a hospital on May 9, 1979.

Speaking with Metro, Dr. Hanke revealed that his own son , Charlie, died as a result of SIDS ( sudden infant death syndrome ) after falling asleep on the doctor’s chest for a Charlie had succumbed to SIDS , a deadly syndrome that the American SIDS Institute says affects nearly 4,000 children a year .

23° 38 °. Sun. On Friday, Maine State Police detectives arrested 62- year -old Burton “Ben” Hagar at his home in Farmington, which lies just over 60 miles north of Brunswick, where he lived when his infant son died , according to the Kennebec Journal.

The oldest up until now was the arrest of a man in 2012 for an Augusta homicide that took place in 1976, 36 years earlier.

Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, said in a statement Friday that detectives gathered new information in the last year about the death and coordinated the investigation with their new Unsolved Homicide Unit.

That investigation led the Attorney General’s Office to present the case to the grand jury last week. 

The chief of the state police praised the unti for helping to bring charges in its very first case.  

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"There are more than 100 Maine unsolved homicides and the new unit is reviewing each case," Colonel Robert Williams said. "The hard work of this dedicated group from state police and the attorney general’s office have brought this first unsolved homicide to this point, and there will be other success stories as their work continues." 

Hagar is being held at the Franklin County Jail. His first appearance in Cumberland County Court is scheduled for Wednesday.

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