Corbett sentenced to 40 years in death of Wrensley Swihart

The sentence will be 40 years for a North Liberty man found guilty in the death of a baby in Akron in the summer of 2022.

Darren Corbett was found guilty in a trial in Fulton Circuit Court of aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent resulting in death. He was found not guilty on a murder charge.

The night of the incident, emergency personnel were dispatched to the 3000 South block of CR 1075 E, Akron, on a report of an infant not breathing.  Despite lifesaving efforts, Wrensley Swihart was declared dead at the scene.

An autopsy was performed by Dr. Scott Wagoner of the Northeast Indiana Forensic Center.  Findings were released that listed cause of death as blunt force trauma and manner of death as homicide.

The Fulton County Sheriff"s Office investigation was assisted by the Fulton County Coroner's Office and the Indiana Department of Child Services.

Judge Christopher Lee in presided over the case.