Mother charged with murder for babyâ??s head injury death
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:34:41 GMT —
A Toledo mother accused of throwing her 6-month-old son against a hard surface has been arraigned on a murder charge after the baby's death on Tuesday night.
Amanda Bacon, 25, was arraigned in Toledo Municipal Court on Wednesday morning. She is being held on at the Lucas County jail on a $1 million bond.
According to the police affidavit, Avery Glynn Bacon was taken to an area hospital with multiple skull fractures by his mother after she reportedly threw him on Sunday night. He was later taken by Life Flight to Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan with severe brain damage. The infant died around 11 p.m. on Tuesday.
Bacon was originally charged with felonious assault and child endangerment, but the charges were upgraded to murder after her son's death.