Battle Creek Man Tells Court He Does Not Remember Anything About The Night A Toddler Died

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

brown in court3BATTLE CREEK,Mich. — DePual Brown the man accused in the death of a 1-year old toddler was in court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. During the hearing Brown’s lawyer says Brown does not remember making a statement to police or anything that happened that night. Brown’s lawyer Asked for competency review which was granted by the judge, no new court date has been set as of now.

According to the Battle Creek Police, officers responded to the 900 block of North Ave on reports that a baby girl appeared to be dead.  Through further investigation, detectives found that the boyfriend of the girl’s mother caused trauma to the child, resulting in her death.

Brown is the boyfriend of the toddler’s mom, but not the father, according to police. The two were home earlier in the day but not when police arrived; only the babysitter was home along with other young children.

At this point in their investigation, police don’t believe the toddler’s mom had any part in her death.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.