Man to enter plea in toddler’s hot tub drowning in Adams County
BRIGHTON, Colorado ” The uncle of an 18-month-old boy who drowned in a hot tub in unincorporated Adams County is scheduled to enter a plea in the case Friday.
Twenty-eight-year-old Jarrod Michael Newsome was arrested on suspicion of fatal child abuse last August.
He had been caring for his nephew and niece while their father ran errands Aug. 12 when authorities say he fell asleep on the couch.
Kaden Shaun Newsome was later found inside the hot tub. He died a week later at a hospital.
Jarrod Newsome was also charged with misdemeanor child abuse because his niece was left unsupervised.