Detroit man charged with murder after allegedly assaulting 1-year-old while babysitting
A Detroit man was charged with murder after he allegedly fatally assaulted a 1-year-old girl who he was babysitting.
37-year-old LeRoy Metoyer III was charged with one count of felony murder as well as one count of first-degree child abuse, according to FOX 2.
Metoyer III allegedly assaulted 1-year-old Justice Starks in late November 2022 in a Detroit home.
Starks was transported to a local hospital after Metoyer III allegedly assaulted her while he was babysitting.
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She died several days later as a result of her injuries, according to officials.
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The Wayne County Medical Examiner determined that the 1-year-old’s cause of death was multiple blunt force trauma to the head.
Metoyer III was arraigned on Saturday and placed in jail.