Prosecutors charge a Missouri man for killing his 12 year-old son
BOLIVAR, Mo. – A 12-year-old Boliver, Missouri boy is dead and his father in jail charged with first-degree murder. Bolivar Police say Chad Baker stands accused of hitting and killing his son at a home on West Parkview Street on Sunday. The victim’s grandfather found his grandson in a grassy area behind a barn in the backyard. According to the Autopsy, the victim died from blunt force trauma to the head from a metal object. Baker is also facing domestic assault and armed criminal action.