Stepdad arrested in the death of a two year old boy in Georgia

Stepdad arrested in the death of a two year old boy in Georgia

Decatur : GA : USA | Nov 27, 2012 at 2:33 PM PST
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Decatur Georgia. Action 2 News reports Devon Sawyer, 23, was booked into the DeKalb County Jail on Monday evening on murder charges in the death of his wife's 2 year old son.

The police report said Michael Weeks, 2, suffered cardiac arrest and had bruises on his chest and thighs.

Michael died this past weekend. Danielle Calhoun, the mother of the deceased child told the police she left Michael to be with his stepdad while she ran errands.

A police report said Sawyer told the police his side of the story is that he took an afternoon nap with Michael and when he woke up from his nap he found Michael not responding around 5:30pm on Saturday in their home located on the 2000 block of Memorial Drive in Decatur.

Calhoun told Action news 2 an autopsy report said Michael was abused physically.

News sources Atlanta Constitutional-Journal and Fran Jefferies.

George Vieto is based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States of America, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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