Arrest Made In Death Of Infant In Wilcox

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a man in connection with the death of an infant in Wilcox earlier this month.

Investigators initially responded to a report of the death of six week old Zackary Preston on October 1st after the infant was found unresponsive in a bed. Following an investigation, the child’s father, 23 year old Christopher Preston, was arrested on charges of felony child abuse resulting in death. Preston was arrested at his workplace in Holdrege on Wednesday, October 24th.

Preston is currently being held in Kearney County Jail.


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