A Pana man is in custody following the death of his four-month-old baby. Robert Stivers is being held on $1 million bond. Police say the child was flown to a St. Louis hospital on Friday and staff noticed the baby had signs of bruising, fractured ribs and swelling on the brain. The child died early Monday. Authorities say Stivers was arrested for aggravated battery, but additional charges are possible.
Stivers is being held in Missouri on $1 million bond pending an extradition hearing.