Police stated the suspect turned himself in on Christmas Day.
ST PAUL, Minn. — St. Paul police stated an arrest has been made within the capturing dying of a two-year-old boy on Dec. 23.
In a post on social media on Monday, police stated 39-year-old Earl Williams turned himself in on Christmas evening. He was arrested and charged with second diploma manslaughter and weapons costs.
Police additionally recognized the boy who was killed as Jayse Damir Wilson.
Based on a prison grievance, emergency crews had been known as to an house on the 800 block of Rice Avenue on Wednesday afternoon on a report of a toddler with a medical emergency. Medics found three of the boy’s siblings checking on him in a rest room, the place officers additionally found blood on the ground and a bullet gap within the ceiling. The boy died on the scene.
Based on the grievance, the boy’s mom returned house and stated she’d acquired a name from Williams saying the boy had shot himself within the head. Williams advised her he left a gun within the rest room and the boy “received to it,” in accordance with the grievance.
The grievance says the boy’s sister heard the preliminary gunshot from the lounge, however Williams instructed her to not verify on it. She stated Williams was pacing via the house and ultimately advised the lady to name 911 earlier than he left the house.
The gun was not contained in the house when officers arrived.
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Police stated Williams has 5 prior felony convictions and isn’t allowed to personal a firearm.
St. Paul police stated the boy’s dying marks the 34th murder of the yr within the metropolis.
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