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Arrest Made in Death of Toddler (Matteo Hansen) in Wilton Maine

By Anthony Ferguson, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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Matteo Hansen, an 18 month toddler, died as a result of injuries sustained at an apartment complex in Wilton, Maine. Further investigation by local police and the medical examiner’s office indicate that the death was not caused by an accident but by homicide. As such, an arrest was recently made in this tragic case. Maine State Police report that David Cook, the 25 year old boyfriend of the mother, was arrested for the death of Matteo Hansen. The details of the autopsy and forensic evidence have not been released of yet. People in the community of Wilton, Maine are closely following this story as the death of Matteo Hansen. The Child Injury Lawyer Network would like to thank a concerned citizen of the Wilton, Maine community for alerting us as to the recent arrest of David Cook. Children are the greatest resource for any community. The safety of children should be the focus of parents, extended family, teachers, and the community in general. Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect continues to be a problem in small and large communities alike. You can read more about the Matteo Hansen story at Boyfriend Arrested for Toddler’s Death in Wilton, Maine.