Thursday, February 28, 2013

Dad charged in death of 8-month-old son (Anderson, South Carolina)

Dad is identified as CHRISTOPHER FOSTER.

Father Charged With 8-Month Old Son's Death

By: WSPA Staff | WSPA-TV Published: February 27, 2013 Updated: February 28, 2013 - 1:09 PM

ANDERSON, SC -- Anderson City Police have arrested a man and charged him with the death of his eight-month old son.

Lieutenant Tony Tilley of the Anderson City Police Department said that Christopher Foster, 20, of Anderson, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with the death of his son, Leon Samuel Foster, last June at their home on Edgewood Avenue.

According to Tilley, officers were called to the home in reference to the child being in cardiac arrest. With the assistance of the State Law Enforcement Division, investigators were able to determine that Christopher Foster was responsible for the child's death.

Foster is currently being held at the Anderson City Jail. Bond will be set at a later date.