Maryland Man Charged with Murdering His 2-Month-Old Son After Admitting to Shaking the Infant: Police
A Maryland man who supposedly admitted to shaking his 2-month-old son has been charged with murder, local authorities said Monday.
The Prince George County Police Department’s Homicide Unit declared in a media release that 31-year-old Rodriquez Holeman was arrested in connection with the death of his baby son, Rodriquez Holeman Jr..
Police and emergency medical personnel were discharged to the Holeman home on Murray Hill Road in Fort Washington on April 23 after getting a report for the unresponsive child. Holeman Jr. was hurried to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead”a brief time” after arriving at the facility.
The Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia ruled the death a homicide, discovering an autopsy showed that the infant’s cause of death was”inflicted head injury with blunt force injury to the torso,” authorities said.
When authorities inquired regarding what had happened to the kid, ” the elder Holeman–who was allegedly the only other person with his son at the time that he had been rendered unresponsive–admitted to shaking the baby, according to the police announcement. Holeman currently faces charges of murder that is senile, first-degree child abuse leading to death, and other charges.
The defendant is presently being held by the Department of Corrections and a commissioner has he arrested without bond.
[image via Prince George County Police]
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