Mattawan man facing open murder charge after baby's death


By: Jon Zimney

A Mattawan, Mich. man is facing an murder charge connected to the death of an 18-month old child.

The child was admitted to Bronson Hospital on Wednesday, July 8. The child died on Friday.

The Mattawan Police Department and Michigan State Police began a joint child abuse investigation and arrested Matthew Eric Knobloch, 25, according to 95.3 MNC’s reporting partners at ABC 57.

Knobloch was arraigned Friday afternoon on an open murder charge. He is being held without bond.