“There is evidence of foul play present at the scene. We are treating this as a homicide investigation.”
The toddler was rushed to the hospital with a severe brain injury and multiple broken bones.
A Michigan man is facing child abuse charges after authorities say he restrained his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son with belts, leaned him back over a footstool and poured water down his underwear-covered face.
Brian Roberts of Kalamazoo was convicted earlier this month of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Nehemiah Dodd.
A 15-year-old girl who abandoned her baby after secretly giving birth has been sentenced to six months of probation in Newaygo County Family Court.
A Macomb County man jailed on child abuse charges is facing an even worse fate now that his girlfriend’s 21-month-old daughter has died.
A child abuse investigator said Charlie quoted his stepmother as saying she could kill him and no one would care.
Hundreds of people turned out to pay their last respects to a 13-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy who were found dead last month inside a freezer in their Detroit apartment.
The fractures represent “not just one blow, but probably multiple (blows). The skull was shattered.”
Mitchelle Blair had a blank look in her eyes as she was formally charged with premeditated murder, torture and child abuse.