Babysitter, 28, is accused of murdering a nine-month-old boy

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Babysitter, 28, is charged with murder of nine-month-old baby boy who suffered ‘serious injuries’

  • Harbor Johnson, 28, charged with felony murder, first-degree cruelty to children and a heavy battery
  • He is charged with the murder of a nine-month-old boy in his care
  • The child was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead
  • Sandy Springs police say autopsy reports showed the baby was seriously injured

A babysitter has been charged with the murder of a nine-month-old baby boy in his care.

The baby became unresponsive after police were called to a home in Sandy Spring, Georgia on Wednesday, March 31.

According to Law enforcementHarbor Johnson, 28, was babysitting the child. He was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The circumstances surrounding the baby’s death are not clear, and it is not clear who called the officers to the house.

Police charged Dehaven Johnson, 28, with the murder of a 9-month-old child

Police charged Dehaven Johnson, 28, with the murder of a 9-month-old child

An autopsy report revealed that the nine-month-old suffered “serious injuries” and that Johnson would be responsible.

Johnson was charged with felony murder, first-degree cruelty to children, and a heavy battery.

Police have not disclosed the baby boy’s identity.

Johnson’s arrest is the second in four months to accuse a Sandy Springs babysitter of murder.

Sandy Springs police officers responded to a call from an unresponsive child at Willow Heights Drive in Sandy Springs on March 31

Sandy Springs police officers responded to a call from an unresponsive child at Willow Heights Drive in Sandy Springs on March 31

Sandy Springs police officers responded to a call from an unresponsive child at Willow Heights Drive in Sandy Springs on March 31

In December 2020, Sandy Springs police charged Kirstie Flood with the murder of a two-year-old child in her care.

Her boyfriend, Jeffrey Scott Meyers, 28, was also charged with second-degree murder and cruelty to children in connection with the death.

According to Atlanta News Now, a medical examiner ruled that the child she cared for had died of blunt force trauma.

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