Mika Mitchell is accused of causing the death of his infant daughter, Pandora Mitchell.
The baby’s mother, 17-year-old Tasha Lewis, said that she had left the baby with Mitchell while she Went shopping.
Later that day, the child was rushed to Eastern Maine Medical Center, where she died three days later.
Following an interview with both Skowhegan and State Police, Mitchell was arrested at the Skowhegan police department late Friday night.
Tasha Lewis and Mitchell’s parents were in court Monday, to show their support for the accused.
Bail was set for $50,000 cash, as a condition of bail, Mitchell is not to have any contact with Lewis.