Police: Brunswick man kills infant son

Published On: Sep 08 2012 12:05:40 PM EDT
Updated On: Sep 08 2012 04:59:59 PM EDT
Willie James Stroud

Glynn County Police Department booking photo of Willie James Stroud

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -

Police arrested a Brunswick man early Saturday morning after they said he beat his 3-month-old son to death days earlier.

Willie James Stroud, 22, is charged with murder in the death of Christian Powell.

Detectives with the Glynn County Police Department said the infant was found dead in his home, an apartment off Darien Highway, on Monday. Police said the baby died from "extensive  injuries."

Stroud is also charged with child molestation because police said he got the baby's mother pregnant when she was only 15 years old. He was 21 years old at the time.

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