JEFFERSON CO., Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested the father of a 2-month old Friday after an autopsy revealed the child died of blunt force trauma.
JeffCo deputies responded to a home in the 100 block of Dalewood Manor Lane on July 29, to investigate an unresponsive 2 month. It was initially reported that the child was sleeping with his father when it was discovered he was not breathing. The child was taken to Children’s Hospital where he later died.
An autopsy later revealed the child died from blunt force trauma to the head. Other previously acquired injuries were also discovered.
According to the sheriff’s office after reviewing evidence from the coroner’s office and the JeffCo DA’s office a capital murder charge was issued for a Jamarius Ruffin.
Ruffin has been taken into custody and placed in the JeffCo. jail with no bond.