Child dies from injuries, mother charged with abuse - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Child dies from injuries, mother charged with abuse

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Two people have been charged in connection with the abuse and assault of a two-year-old boy who died Monday from his injuries, including the boy's mother.

Birmingham Police, in a statement Monday to FOX6 News, said Demarcus Williams, 20, of Birmingham, and Erin Wills, 25, of Birmingham, have been charged in connection with the abuse and assault of Antauan Palmore, two, of Birmingham. Police said Wills was Palmore's mother.

Police said investigators were called in after the toddler was transported Thursday to Children's Hospital by Birmingham Fire and Rescue after suffering extensive head injuries. He died Monday.

Investigators said Williams was charged with assault and Wills was charged with child abuse.  Williams was being held Monday in the Jefferson County Jail on $500,000 bond. Wills was released on $15,000 bond.

Copyright 2010 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly