Prosecutor in father’s trial: Baby ‘died of diaper rash’

  • Zachary Koehn, center, is flanked by attorneys Les Blair III and Steven Drahozal, as he sits in court Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Assistant Iowa Attorney General Coleman McAllister told jurors Tuesday that Kohn's son, 4-month-old Sterling Koehn had been in the same diaper for nine to 14 days when his body was found in the swing Aug. 30, 2017. Koehn, is charged with murder and child endangerment. The boy's mother, Cheyanne Harris, is also charged and faces a separate trial at a later date. (Jeff Reinitz/The Courier via AP)

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — A prosecutor in the trial of an Iowa father whose infant son was found dead and maggot-infested in a baby swing last year has told a jury the child “died of diaper rash.”