BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A couple from Birmingham that is charged with the murder of their four year-old son made a court appearance on Wednesday.
Marcus and Quanisha Smith were arrested Tuesday at a motel on Crestwood Boulevard, where they had been living. Quanisha Smith was the mother of four-year-old Evan Guy Byrdsong. Marcus Smith was his step-father.
The boy died in August.
The coroner ruled the cause of death a homicide after three months of testing.