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Father charged in 8-month-old son's meth death

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James Belleville is charged with child neglect. He is accused of allowing his 8-month-old son to ingest meth. The infant died. By Patrick R Quinn James Belleville is charged with child neglect. He is accused of allowing his 8-month-old son to ingest meth. The infant died. By Patrick R Quinn

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A Valles Mines, Missouri man is accused of allowing his son to ingest meth, which killed the infant.

James Belleville has been charged with child neglect. Belleville’s 8-month-old son died in an October; a pathologist recently ruled his death a homicide.

Belleville is being held in the St. Francois County Jail on a $1 million bond. If convicted, he could face 30 years to life in prison.

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