A Fort Washington man was ordered held with out bond immediately after he was charged with a number of counts of assault and baby abuse within the dying of his two-year-old son.

A Fort Washington man was ordered held with out bond immediately after he was charged with a number of counts of assault and baby abuse within the dying of his two-year-old son.

According to charging paperwork, 32-year-old Lance Harrison, the daddy of 2-year-old Kayceson Barkley, mentioned his son fell down some steps inside their Fort Washington dwelling, and that’s why Barkley suffered so many ugly accidents and died.

Authorities doubt that’s what actually occurred.

“I feel that that’s what he wished us to consider,” mentioned Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy. “I feel that the accidents should not in line with these model which can be that model of the information. The accidents should not in line with what the defendant on this case mentioned occurred.”

A D.C. medical expert didn’t purchase that both.

Charging paperwork say that Barkley’s physique was chilly and lifeless when he was rushed to a hospital in D.C. shortly earlier than 4 a.m. An examination of the kid’s physique discovered Barkley suffered a fractured cranium and fractured ribs, inner bleeding and hemorrhaging and many bruises across the head and higher physique areas.

And whereas there was blood in a number of rooms of the house on Livingston Terrace, police discovered none across the stairs of the house that Harrison mentioned his son fell down Saturday night. Police additionally be aware he by no means referred to as for assist regardless of the severity of all these accidents.

“A 2-year-old shouldn’t die. A 2-year-old ought to completely not die by the arms of somebody who’s supposed to like them and look after them,” mentioned Braveboy. “And so it is a tragic case. It makes me very indignant. Because this baby by no means had an opportunity at life.”

A full post-mortem continues to be underway, and Braveboy mentioned it was attainable prices towards Harrison might be upgraded to incorporate homicide. But she additionally identified that baby abuse leading to dying additionally carries a life sentence.

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