HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston woman and her boyfriend have been arrested in the death of her year-old son who allegedly was beaten with a belt.
Houston police on Tuesday announced 23-year-olds Trachell Foster and Damien Lamont Henderson are charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.
Foster's son was transported to a hospital Friday where he was pronounced dead. Autopsy results are pending.
Investigators say Foster went to a job interview and left her son with her boyfriend.
Police say Henderson struck the toddler with a belt last Friday and during several previous incidents. Investigators found the boy had extensive internal injuries.
Foster and Henderson were being held Tuesday with bond set at $50,000 each. Online jail records do not list attorneys for the pair.