Charges filed against Lamar man in child’s death


LAMAR, Mo. — Charges have been filed against a Barton County man for the death of his 16-month-old son.

Xavier Vanmeter died March 31st. 31-year-old Jeremy Vanmeter from Lamar has been charged by the Barton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree along with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest, with a bond set at $10,000.

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