Man arrested in connection with Fort Wayne toddler’s death

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – A man has been arrested in connection to the death of a two-year-old girl.

Shane Patton was arrested Wednesday morning on Chandler Drive, according to our partners in news at ABC 21.

He was wanted on a felony neglect charge in connection to the death of two-year-old Jocelyn Belcher back on January 27. Belcher was found unconscious in her home in the 200 block of East Butler Street. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Patton is booked in the Allen County Jail where detectives are interviewing him.

Crystal Belcher was charged with neglect in the toddler’s death back in April.


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