Milwaukee Police Department
Press Release

Suspect criminally charged in connection to crash that killed an infant


By - Mar 12th, 2021 05:26 pm

On Friday, March 12, 2021, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office issued criminal charges against Christopher D. Barnes. Barnes was the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a crash that caused the death of an infant. The crash occurred on Monday, March 8, 2021, at approximately 12:30 p.m., on 3300 block of W. Greenfield Avenue.

Barnes was charged with one count of Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Vehicle, one count of Injury by Intoxicated Use of a Vehicle (Great Bodily Harm), Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Bail Jumping (Felony). If convicted, he could face up to 53 years, 6 months in prison and fined up to $ 160,000.

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