HARPER WOODS, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old Detroit-area man has been charged with murder and child abuse in the slaying of his girlfriend’s 8-month-old son nearly two years ago.
The child suffered head injuries on Aug. 26, 2019 while being cared for by the man at a home in Harper Woods, the Wayne County prosecutor’s office said.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
The child was taken later that night to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
The man was arraigned Thursday and ordered jailed without bond. A July 7 probable cause conference and July 14 preliminary examination have been scheduled.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
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