Jealousy Blamed In Infant Death


POSTED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 10:09am

Police in North Carolina say jealousy let an 11-year-old boy to abuse and eventually kill his 7-month-old brother. Tony Burbeck reports.

(WCNC) An 11-year-old is now charged with the abuse that led to his 7-month-old brother's death.

The infant's mother, Wendy Latwann Johnson, was charged earlier this week in Camden Johnson's death.

CMPD responded to the home on Saturday on a report of an unresponsive baby. Seven-month-old Camden was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

Relatives say the 11-year-old confessed to abusing his brother, and doing it out of jealousy, while his mother ran an errand Saturday and was gone from the house for about 45 minutes.

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