ALLEGAN, MI – Charges have been authorized in connection to the death of a two year boy on May 11th, 2020.
The suspect has not yet been named. Records show that a 2-year-old child died on May 11th, 2020. The boy named Kayden Blackmer died at Bronson Hospital. Allegan County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the hospital after he was brought in with serious injuries.
Allegan County prosecutors have authorized charges of Child Abuse First Degree and Felony Murder.
On May 14th, 2020, Joshua Duane Martin, 29-years-old, was charged with two counts of second-degree child abuse. The charges involve abusive treatment against Kayden’s 10-month-old sister. He was the boyfriend of the mother to both children. Joshua Martin has not at this time been named at the person who will face the new charges.
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