A Millcreek man has been charged in connection with the death of a 16-month-old child in January.

Steven D. Ahlstrom, 30, Millcreek, has been charged in 3rd District Court with child abuse homicide in the death of Deverl D. Garlick, 16 months, who was found dead in his crib at 1188 N. Garnette St. (1525 West).A $25,000 warrant has been issued for Ahlstrom's arrest.

The baby's mother, Sherry Garlick, told police that on Jan. 5 she had checked on the child , and the baby appeared to be fine, according to the charges. When she checked a few hours later, "the child had a folded blanket wrapped tightly around its head."