Defendant Charged with Youth Death Appears in Court

Man Appears on Youth Death

The defendant who allegedly killed a Toledo youth appears in court Tuesday.

Lucas County prosecutor Jennifer Donovan tells NBC 24 31-year-old Eric Mathis appeared today before Judge Myron Duhart.

On January 1, 2018 police responded to a call at a trailer park at 2410 Nebraska.

Authoirites found an eleven month old boy unresponsive. The youth was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

At Tuesday's proceedings the state seeks additional evidence which includes a final autopsy report.

Mathis is remanded back to the Lucas County jail on $1.5 million bond.

He faces felony charges of aggravated murder with child endangerment as well as felonious assault.

He will next appear in March.

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