ECORSE, MI – Lisa Marie Reed, 34-years-old, of Ecorse, has been charged in connection with the physical abuse of Zion Michael Reed, her 13-month old son.
On Tuesday July 28th, 2020, at approximately 8:06 a.m., Ecorse police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 3900 block of 7th Street in response to a child abuse call. Zyaire Reed was pronounced deceased, and Zion Reed survived and is continuing to receive treatment for his injuries. It is alleged that the defendant physically abused her son, Zion Reed. The investigation of a male suspect in connection with the child abuse case is ongoing.
The woman’s boyfriend, James Gibson, was tracked down and was also taken into custody for his alleged involvement in the abuse of the two children.
No further details will be released at this time due to the ongoing homicide investigation into the death of Zyaire Reed. She was arrested in the the beating death of the 1-year-old boy. His twin brother Zion also sustained critical injuries requiring emergency surgery.
The defendant has been charged with. Hold Abuse First Degree in connection with victim Zion Reed.
She was arraigned Thursday afternoon at 25th District Court, the prosecutor’s office said. Reed was remanded to jail, and her probable cause hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Aug. 11.