Mother also charged in three-year-old son’s beating death

Three-year-old 'Baby J' passed away from alleged child abuse at the hands of his mother's live-in boyfriend, 26-year-old Tavaris Williams. (Photo credit: Crystal Parker Brown)

SAGINAW, Mich. – The mother of a three-year-old boy’s beating death has been arrested.

That’s according to the Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office.

The mother’s 26-year-old boyfriend, Tavaris Williams, had previously been arrested and faces charges of felony murder and 1st degree child abuse.

The incident happened January 1 when police arrived at an apartment on Fontaine Boulevard to find the child severely beaten and not breathing.

The mother’s name has not been released pending arraignment.


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