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Mother detained in death of Puerto Rico boy, 2

Mother detained in death of Puerto Rico boy, 2

Police in Puerto Rico have detained a woman who they say confessed to biting, burning and beating her 2-year-old son to death.
Police say in a statement that the boy's body showed cigarette burns, bite marks on his back and signs he had been punched several times. They say the mother told police she was angry after a fight with her partner and took it out on her son.
The 18-year-old mother has not yet been charged.
Police say the boy was declared dead Friday at a hospital in the western coastal city of Mayaguez.


Updated : 2020-12-02 12:21 GMT+08:00