Man accused of first-degree murder in death of 6-month-old on Cape Cod



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Cape & Islands District Attorney Robert Galibois announced on Sunday that Randy Patterson- Gerber, presently 25 years old and formally of Centerville, MA, has been indicted by a Grand Jury in the Barnstable Superior Court on a first-degree murder charge for his role relating to the death of a 6-week-old infant child.

On or about September 7, 2021, Barnstable Police received a 911 call at approximately 10:25 a.m. to report an unresponsive 6-week-old infant. Upon arrival, officers found the infant unresponsive, discolored, and cool to the touch. CPR was performed while enroute to Cape Cod Hospital. The infant was later transferred to a Boston area hospital via med flight. The infant passed away at the Boston area hospital.

The charges stem from an ongoing investigation conducted by The Unsolved Homicide Unit of the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office, the Barnstable Police Department, and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office. The case will be prosecuted by Second Assistant District Attorney Tara Cappola and Chief of the Domestic Violence Unit, Ali Isaacs.

Randy Patterson- Gerber will appear in the Barnstable Superior Court for an arraignment on Monday November 20, 2023.

DA Galibois recognized and announced his appreciation for the work conducted by The Violent Apprehension Fugitive Section of Massachusetts State Police, The Falmouth Police Department, and the Dedham Police Department in arresting Randy Patterson- Gerber.

No other details were released.

1 Comment

  1. Dave

    November 19, 2023 at 5:15 pm

    Cut his eyelids off and don’t give him any medical help and I bet he won’t do that again. Cuz we all know he will be out of jail in a few years to do it again! Scumbag!

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