Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Criminal Abuse Investigation
Date of News Release: 12/18/2013
(Morehead, KY) - On December 17, 2013 at 8:31 P.M, The Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call in reference to a 17 month old male child who was taken to the Fleming County Hospital because he was not breathing. Detective Toby Gardner responded to the Fleming County Hospital and was advised that the child had been airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington and had a possible brain injury. The child, who was in foster care at the time of the incident, underwent surgery and is currently in critical condition. This incident remains under investigation by Detective Toby Gardner.