Port Jervis Police Department to Hold Press Conference on Infant Death

City of Port Jervis Police Dept., Orange County District Attorney’s Office
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Police and Prosecutors announce an arrest was made in connection with the death of an infant found on Hornbeck Avenue on November 12, 2019 in the City of Port Jervis.
Port Jervis City Police Chief William J. Worden and Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler will be holding a press conference scheduled for Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm at the Port Jervis Municipal Building located at 20 Hammond Street, Port Jervis, New York to provide a statement regarding the circumstances of the investigation and subsequent arrest of the defendant charged in connection with the infant’s death.

This criminal charge is merely an allegation that a defendant has committed a violation of the criminal law, and it is not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and entitled to a fair trial, during which it will be the State of New York’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.