A Maryland man who allegedly admitted to shaking his 2-month-old son was charged with murder, local police said Monday.
The Prince George County Police Department’s Homicide Unit announced in a press release that 31-year-old Rodriquez Holeman was arrested in relation to the death of his baby son, Rodriquez Holeman Jr..
Police and emergency medical personnel were discharged to the Holeman house on Murray Hill Road at Fort Washington on April 23 after receiving an account for an unresponsive child. Holeman Jr. was rushed to a local hospital but was pronounced dead”a short time” after arriving in the centre.
The Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia ruled the death a homicide, finding an autopsy showed that the baby’s cause of death was”inflicted head trauma with blunt force injury to the torso,” police said.
When authorities inquired regarding what had occurred to the kid, the elder Holeman–that was allegedly the only other man with his son in the time that he was rendered unresponsive–admitted to shaking the baby, according to the police statement. Holeman currently faces charges of murder that is senile, first-degree child abuse leading to death, along with additional charges.
The suspect is presently being held with the Department of Corrections and also a commissioner has he detained without bond.