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Menomonie man accused of killing infant son makes initial court appearance

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Jonathon Lucas Charged

DUNN COUNTY (WQOW) - The Menomonie man accused of killing his own infant son made his initial appearance in Dunn County court Friday.

Jonathon Lucas, 28, is charged with first degree reckless homicide.

In the criminal complaint, an autopsy showed his one-and-a-half-month-old son Daemyn Lucas died of multiple brain and head injuries, including bone fractures and hemorrhages in the brain and spinal cord.

On Friday in court, Judge Rod Smeltzer said Lucas' $30,000 bail will continue.

If convicted, Lucas can face 60 years in prison.

He has a pre-trial conference scheduled for April 27.

Katrina Lim

Katrina Lim joined the News 18 team in August 2019 as a multimedia journalist. She was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey but has lived in all time zones of the contiguous U.S.A.

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