NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Metro Nashville Police said Thursday a mother is facing murder, abuse and neglect charges in connection to her 11-month-old son's death.
According to the MNPD, 28-year-old Ashley Crowder told personnel at Centennial Medical Center that her son suffered from unusual and concerning symptoms.
She brought him to the center on July 28 and said the symptoms had been going on for a few days and becoming worse.
Detectives said Roger suffered from 'abdominal catastrophe' and other internal and external injuries.
She was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.
As of Thursday night, Crowder was in jail on a 200,000 bond.