VANDERGRIFT, Pa. – A Westmoreland County man is facing serious charges after a criminal complaint affidavit was released, indicating the man accidentally killed his infant son.
The incident happened on Sept. 17, 2018 inside of their Vandergrift home. Owen Labrenn Copney, 26, of Vandergrift, was asleep when he allegedly woke up and saw his infant son laying face down next to his arm, not breathing.
The infant was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was being treated. The infant died two days after being admitted to the hospital.
Copney faces an additional charge of child endangerment.