Jeffrey L. Deats, the 28-year-old man charged with manslaughter in the death eight days ago of Chandler Zuchs, is now listed in stable condition following an apparent suicide attempt last night at the Genesee County Jail.
This morning Deats was listed in critical condition.
Baby Chandler died at age 6 months. The Monroe County Medical Examiner reported that Chandler suffered brain injuries.
Deats was arrested Wednesday following a police investigation into the death.
He was jailed on $50,000 cash bail or $100,000.
Deats was reportedly found hanging from bedsheets in his cell shortly after midnight. A corrections officer performed CPR and Deats was transported by Mercy EMS to UMMC before being transferred to ECMC.
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