18-month old dies after brain bleed, two charged
|Updated: 5/07 4:45 pm
||Published: 5/01 3:05 pm
The boyfriend of a toddler's mother is charged with first degree murder after the 18-month-old girl was found unresponsive Tuesday night with a diagnosed rain bleed.
Police tell FOX23 News the 18-month old died Friday morning.
Scott Bolden, 24, was dating the toddler girl’s mother. Police say he told them he was playing with the little girl and she fell and her head, he also told them she fell off the bed. Police say bruises show abuse dating back at least two weeks. He is in jail charged with first degree murder and child abuse by injury.
Tulsa Police Child Crisis detectives say the toddler was found unresponsive Tuesday night and rushed to the hospital.
The toddler’s mother, 19-year old Heidi Benjamin was also arrested and is charged with child abuse by injury and permitting child abuse. Detectives say she allowed the abuse to happen, they say she told them she is scared of Boldon.
Police say an 8-month-old also lived in the home and is in DHS custody.
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