Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Custodial dad charged with homicide after 2-year-old son dies in hospital (Stockton, California)

Dad is identified as TUSHAMBI EVANS. Previous accounts have reported that Daddy was custodial, though--true to the Dastardly Dads axiom--Evans' status as an custodial father has been "forgotten" over time. See here:



Abused Toddler Dies, Father Charged

Posted about 3 days ago

On March 23, 2012, the Stockton Police Department was contacted by the Oakland Police Department in regards to an investigation where a 2 year old child (male) sustained life threatening injuries. The child is currently at the Oakland Children’s Hospital receiving medical care.

The investigation revealed the incident took place in the 500 block of W. Sixth Street in Stockton, CA. Detectives from the Stockton Police Department Child Abuse / Sexual Assault Unit were notified and through their investigation arrested the child’s father, Tushambi Evans.

The suspect, Tushambi Evans, a 28 year old African-American male, was subsequently booked into the San Joaquin County Jail for felony child abuse charges.

The Stockton Police Department received information today that the 2 year old child who was admitted to Oakland Children’s Hospital on March 23, 2012 with life threatening injuries has died.

Stockton Police Detectives have added the charge of homicide to Tushambi Evans who is currently booked at the San Joaquin County Jail.