Beating Tragedy

Aleana Diaz, Staff

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A 15-month old from Wilmington died after being savagely beaten by his two caregivers on February 17th. There were bruises and scratches of many different sizes all over the little boys body. Harris and Wright (the two people that beat the boy) took him to Christiana hospital and said that he had fallen off a futon. After an autopsy was performed the state Medical Examiner’s Office determined the child’s death was caused by blunt force trauma, police said. Harris and Wright have been charged with first-degree murder for abuse and neglect both of them remain in Correctional Centers.