Thursday, December 19, 2013

Dad charged with 1st-degree murder in death of 6-month-old son (Vicksburg, Mississippi)

Dad is identified as JAMARO SOUTH.

Father arrested in child's death

Posted: Dec 17, 2013 12:44 PM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2013 12:44 PM EST

Posted By Brandon Rodgers, Digital Content Producer

VICKSBURG, Miss. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A Vicksburg man arrested in the death of his 6-month-old son has been charged with first-degree murder.

Police Lt. Sandra Williams says 29-year-old Jamaro South was arrested Monday. He was being held without bond in the local pending an initial court appearance,

Williams says Jamaro Carter Jr. who Sunday at University Medical Center in Jackson.

Williams says police and emergency medical workers were called Friday to a home where they found the infant was not breathing.

Williams says preliminary reports are that the child was shaken to death.