Arrest Made In Child Death Case

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Summerville Police have arrested Justin Hillerby in connection with the death of a 22-month-old boy.

Justin Hillerby is being charged with one count of homicide by  child abuse. Investigators say that Hillerby is the boyfriend of the child's mother.

According to the police report the baby was found Monday in his crib, covered in blood. The boy's sister has been taken into protective custody.

Hillerby is scheduled to go through bond court Thursday morning.