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Man accused of rolling over on child while asleep charged with reckless homicide

STRUTHERS, OH (WKBN) - An Ohio man was arrested on Wednesday on charges of reckless homicide and child endangering.

According to investigators in Struthers, 37-year-old Alex Cherney may have fallen asleep and rolled over on his young child while they were on the couch. The child died as a result, according to police.

This happened on November 24, 2017.

The charges came after an autopsy and investigation of the child's death.

Cherney is being held in the Mahoning County Jail, and he's scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday morning. 


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