Dad Beat, Stomped 3-Year-Old Boy to Death on Halloween


Such a terrible story of abuse…

Chicago, Illinois – A man beat and stomped his 3-year-old son to death and knocked his pregnant fiancé, the boy’s mother, into a wall so hard that she delivered their baby prematurely, prosecutors said Thursday.

Devon Thomas, 22, was arrested and charged with murder in the death of Tayveon J. Thomas, 3, and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman in the attack on the boy’s mother, Taquita Mack, 23, who was eight months pregnant.

He was ordered held without bail in a Cook County courtroom.

Tayveon was pronounced dead at Roseland Community Hospital at 1:15 p.m.  after his father called 9-1-1 from the family’s home in the 12200 block of South Green Street, prosecutors said.

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