Father charged in death of 1-month-old who suffocated while sleeping on him
VANDERGRIFT, Pa. – A Pennsylvania father faces criminal charges after his infant son suffocated and died while the two slept. Owen Copney, 26, of Vandergrift, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. In September of 2018, police say Copney fell asleep with the 1-month-old lying on his chest and woke up to find the boy, named Isaiah facedown in his armpit. Copney told investigators his son wasn't breathing and was covered in sweat, according to a criminal complaint obtained by NBC News.