Houston parents charged following 5-month-old baby's death in December
HOUSTON - The parents of a five-month-old boy who died in December have been arrested and charged, Houston police say.
Alexis Smith, 23, and Dequindre Davis, 27, were charged with injury to a child last week and were arrested on Monday.
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According to police, paramedics transported baby De'Quan Davis to the hospital on the morning of December 29. Doctors pronounced him deceased.
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Police say an autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences showed that the baby had multiple injuries, including untreated broken bones.
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Authorities say further investigation led them to identify the boy’s parents, Smith and Davis, as suspects in the case.