HOUSTON The father of the 6-month-old baby found dead in a refrigerator has been arrested and charged.

Joseph Mouton, 57, has been charged with injury to a child.

Police were called to an apartment on the 7100 block of Beechnut Wednesday morning by the father, who said he was suicidal.

Mouton told investigators that his son had stopped breathing sometime Tuesday and he d put the body in the fridge.

The cause of the infant s death is still pending an autopsy.

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