Man charged with capital murder in death of Marshall toddler

Published on Wednesday, 4 June 2014 16:16 - Written by

MARSHALL (KYTX) - A Marshall man is behind bars, charged with capital murder in the death of a 21-month old child. Marshall Police arrested 26-year-old Deterryon Tyrell Kelly Tuesday night.

On May 6th, first responders were called to the Best Western on East End Boulevard South in Marshall because a toddler was unresponsive. The child was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Marshall where he later died. Kelly is the boyfriend to the deceased child's mother.

A capital murder warrant was issued for him after autopsy results came back.