Police Arrest Father in Infant's Death

Jun 12, 2020

Rashid Caruthers, 23
Credit EPD

Police have arrested an Evansville man in connection with the death of his three-month-old child. 


In a release, the Evansville Police Department said officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 1100 block of Covert Avenue Wednesday night.

The caller said a baby was not breathing and was cold and limp.

Attempts to resuscitate the child were unsuccessful. 

The EPD identified the child as three-month-old Kendrick Caruthers.

Officers arrested the child’s father, 23-year-old Rashid Caruthers, on a preliminary charge of neglect of a dependent causing death.

The investigation continues.