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Wagener toddler's death ruled a homicide

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 2:03 PM
Last updated 10:00 PM
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A death of a Wagener toddler Sunday morning has been ruled a homicide by child abuse.

Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said the 2-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, appears to have incurred a significant brain injury. A Monday autopsy confirmed the child died as a result of blunt force trauma.

The child died at Georgia Regents Medical Center.

The child’s stepfather, Leon Marquis Davis, 34, of Wagener, was charged with homicide by child abuse Monday, according to an Aiken County sheriff’s news release.

Deputies were called to 337 Camp Rawls Road around 9 a.m. Friday after receiving a 911 call from Davis and found the child unresponsive. The boy was taken to the hospital, where doctors found injuries consistent with abuse.

Davis was taken into custody initially for three outstanding family court bench warrants. The homicide charge will be added.

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corgimom
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corgimom 02/24/14 - 08:05 pm
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It probably was because of a

It probably was because of a bathroom accident. Either that, or he wouldn't stop crying.

That poor baby is in Heaven now, one of God's angels, his suffering is over. May that baby rest in peace forevermore.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 02/24/14 - 10:00 pm
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But yet; we keep subsidizing

But yet; we keep subsidizing the culture and lifestyles that produce Leons.

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jimmymac 02/25/14 - 09:08 am
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I can just hear his lawyer now saying he was such a good man trying to get his life on track and that because he was abused as a child he should get leniency from the judge. Of course the judge will agree and excuse the fact that he's had a violent past and give him probation. I agree Corgi the poor child is now beyond feeling the pain on this earth. May he rest in God's arms.

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Marinerman1 02/25/14 - 11:47 am
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Juice Leon

PLEASE let me be on the jury !! PLEASE let the inmates know why Leon is there !! Who am I kidding? He'll get some kind of plea deal from the DA's Office.

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teaparty 02/25/14 - 03:34 pm
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The piece of trash needs to
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The piece of trash needs to be put down like the animal he is.

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