GRPD: Infant death ruled a homicide

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police arrested a man they said murdered his girlfriend’s 8-month-old baby.

Authorities said they charged 25-year-old Jermaine Abron with felony murder and first-degree child abuse.

The Kent County Medial Examiner’s Office ruled the baby’s death a homicide by blunt force trauma to the head.

Police had rushed the baby to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Wednesday after finding him unresponsive at a home in the 900 block of Front Avenue NW south of Leonard Street. Investigators said the baby died at the hospital.

Abron will be arraigned in court in connection to this homicide on March 9, according to police.

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