Babysitter charged with murder of 2-year-old
CORINTH, Miss. (WMC) - Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office says a babysitter is responsible for the death of a 2-year-old boy.
Deputies were called to a home on County Road 380 in Corinth on Tuesday evening where a small child was found unresponsive.
The boy was rushed to the hospital. Investigators also found an 11-month-old girl who had several injuries.
Both children were taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, and the boy later died.
The 11-month-old remains at the hospital in stable condition.
Investigators found that the two children were in the care of a babysitter, later identified as 23-year-old Makallie Durham.
Deputies say Durham had a misdemeanor warrant out of Corinth.
Durham is charged with capital murder and felony child abuse.
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