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Reardan man faces manslaughter charge

Infant dies after ventilator removed

REARDAN - A local man has pleaded not guilty in the death of a baby that may or may not be his child.

During a Tuesday, July 11, hearing, Jordan Mills-Jay, 30, of Reardan and Spokane, pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree reckless manslaughter and second-degree murder. He is being held on $150,000 bail in the Lincoln County Jail.

Visiting Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey presided over the hearing.

Mills-Jay was charged after medical officials allegedly found evidence of child abuse that caused the death of 5-month-old "Zander," court records show.

If found guilty, Mills-J...


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