CUBA, NY – Police arrested two people Thursday in connection with the death of an infant in the Village of Cuba.

Whitney R. Barrett, 21, and Rashawn D. Gillispie, 21, both of Cuba, were each charged with criminally negligent homicide and endangering the welfare of a child. Both were placed in the Allegany County Jail on $50,000 bail each.

According to Cuba police, the arrests were the result of an in-depth investigation that took place with assistance from Allegany County Child Protective Services and the Allegany County District Attorney’s Office.

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