A 3-year-old Alabama boy suffered from severe head trauma and was in cardiac arrest when police arrived at his home. Now, authorities said his mother and her boyfriend have been charged with his murder.
On Aug. 8, officials said Mobile Fire and Rescue and Mobile Police Department responded to a call in Orange Grove, where they found 3-year-old Tyren Edwards unconscious and in full cardiac arrest
Tyren was lying on his back with his mother, Tatyana Edwards, 26, kneeling next to him crying, officials aid.
According to authorities, paramedics attempted to revive Tyren Edwards on the way to the hospital and one of the paramedics noticed bruises all over the boy’s body. Police came to the hospital to investigate possible child abuse.
On Aug. 11, Tyren Edwards died, officials said. The autopsy report showed he suffered from severe head trauma, as well as other severe injuries, according to FOX10 News. The report stated Tyren had been abused over some time.
On Aug. 13, Tatyana Edwards turned herself into police, as she was charged with felony murder, NBC 15 reported.
However, investigators believed her boyfriend, 19-year-old Abraham Hatch, was the person that caused Tyren’s extensive injuries.
On Aug. 15, Hatch turned himself in to police on capital murder charges.
The victim's grandmother spoke to Fox10 News and said Tyren Edwards was filled with joy in his short life.
“He’s like, an old man’s soul, a kid with an old man’s soul,” Ericka Massey told the news channel. “He had a soul of an old man. He was always smiling. He always tell me he loved me even when he in trouble.”