Trial Underway in Case of Infant Homicide

The trial of a Uintah County man in a case of infant homicide is now underway in 8th District Court. On August 26th, 2014, emergency crews were dispatched to the home of Chad Rogers on a report that an infant male was not breathing. Investigators were told the infant had been choking when his body went limp. The infant was transported to Ashley Regional Medical Center and later to Primary Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Utah State Medical Center determined the cause of death was forced trauma to the head, causing a brainstem injury and hemorrhaging in the brain. Rogers was booked on charges of child abuse homicide. The jury trial began January 23rd and is scheduled through this week. 

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.