|Two suspects charged in the death of a child found at 2901 Fulton about 8:30 a.m. on July 14, 2017 are now in custody.
The suspects, Ramona Stevenson (b/f, 27) and Ladesmon Lewis (b/m, 25), are charged with injury to a child-serious bodily injury in the 228th State District Court for their roles in the death of Dayleon Antoine, 9.
Booking photos of both suspects are attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Officers T. Colbert and R. Klementich reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a person down call at the above address and found a young child (Dayleon) deceased in the apartment. The child appeared malnourished and had several lacerations and bruises on his body.
HPD homicide investigators, as well as the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and the Harris County District Attorney's Office, conducted a joint investigation and determined Stevenson's and Lewis' roles in Dayleon's death.
On March 22, charges were filed on both suspects. Stevenson was taken into custody on April 2 without incident. Lewis was taken into custody on Wednesday (June 6).