MARIETTA, OHIO – A Parkersburg couple is behind bars in connection with the death of their infant son.
Jackson County deputies arrested Jessica and Shawn Souther Monday in Marietta and charged them with child neglect resulting in death.
The couple’s 21-month-old son was thrown from their vehicle during an accident on August 20 on I-77 near Kenna.
Investigators said the child was not properly strapped in.
The couple is expected to be extradited back to West Virginia soon.