Charges upgraded for suspect after child's death

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham man is now charged with killing his girlfriend's son.

Demarcus Williams is being held in the Jefferson County Jail without bond. Williams was originally charged with assault, but the charge was upgraded to capital murder.

Two-year-old Antauan Palmore was taken to Children's Hospital with head injuries on Thursday and died Monday.

Palmore's mother, Erin Wills, has also been charged with child abuse. There has been no word on whether Wills' charge will be upgraded.

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