Father arrested in brutal homicide of his three-year-old son

Profession prison father charged with manslaughter in savage beating loss of life of his three-year-old son who was discovered unconscious lined in bruises and affected by collapsed lung

  • Shaquan Butler, 26, was charged with homicide, and manslaughter within the first and second diploma within the beating loss of life of his son Shaquan Butler, 3, on Wednesday
  • Little Shaquan was discovered unconscious and unresponsive when authorities arrived at Boulevard Household Residence at Queens Blvd in Elmhurst Sunday night time
  • The town’s health worker’s workplace dominated the toddler’s loss of life a murder
  • The boy’s mom, whose identify was not launched, claimed her son was choking on a rooster nugget when he ran right into a pole and struck his head on the ground, The Each day Information reported
  • However emergency responders concluded that the bruises on the boy’s physique have been in varied phases of therapeutic and allegedly indicated abuse, ABC7 Information reported

The profession prison father of a three-year-old boy discovered lifeless – with ghastly bruises throughout his physique and a collapsed lung – was arrested in New York Metropolis on Wednesday and charged in his brutal homicide.

Shaquan Butler, 26, was charged with homicide, and manslaughter within the first and second diploma, within the loss of life of his son additionally named, Shaquan Butler, in keeping with the NYPD.

Little Shaquan was discovered unresponsive when the authorities arrived at a homeless shelter – Boulevard Household Residence – situated at 79-00 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst neighborhood of the borough of Queens on Sunday night time round 7.40pm.

The boy’s mother and father known as 911 after they discovered their son unconscious. 

When medics arrived they discovered the boy was barely respiratory with bruises from head to toe, and a collapsed lung, a report mentioned.

Paramedics rushed the boy to New York Metropolis Well being and Hospital/Elmhurst the place he was later pronounced lifeless, in keeping with a police spokesperson.

Shaquan Butler was found unconscious and unresponsive when the authorities arrived at Boulevard Family Residence (pictured) formerly the Pan Am Hotel,  at 79-00 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst 7.40pm Sunday night

Shaquan Butler was discovered unconscious and unresponsive when the authorities arrived at Boulevard Household Residence (pictured) previously the Pan Am Resort,  at 79-00 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst 7.40pm Sunday night time

The toddler had been lined in bruises from head to toe and had a collapsed lung, a report mentioned. Paramedics rushed the boy to New York Metropolis Well being and Hospital/Elmhurst the place he was  pronounced lifeless, in keeping with a police spokesperson

The mother and father, each with prior arrests, have been questioned by police however on the time neither dad or mum was charged. 

The 21-year-old mom claimed her son was choking on a rooster nugget when he ran right into a pole and struck his head on the ground, in keeping with a police supply, the New York Each day Information.

However emergency responders concluded that the bruises and the trauma on his physique confirmed that he was in varied phases of therapeutic and allegedly indicated abuse, ABC7 Information reported. 

An post-mortem performed by the town’s Medical Examiner’s workplace decided that his loss of life was a murder and that he died of blunt power trauma to his torso, the information outlet reported. 

Butler had a rap sheet going again years with a minimum of 28 prior arrests, together with gang assault, inciting to riot, grand larceny, and weapons possession, the information outlet reported.

The boy’s mom, who has not but been charged, has 5 prior arrests, together with grand larceny and weapons possession, the information outlet reported. 

Before the daddy was arrested, police launched an investigation into the loss of life of the teenager’s tragic passing.

A neighbor mentioned the household had been dwelling in a second-floor house on the shelter, previously the Pan Am Resort, for only a 12 months, the Information reported.  

Samaritan Daytop Village is the non-profit group that runs the shelter, The New York Publish reported. 

The Administration for Youngsters’s Providers had been investigating the household on a previous allegation, the Each day Information reported.  

ACS officers eliminated two different kids from the house because the investigation continues, the information outlet reported.