According to the report, on August 1st, Brookhaven Police responded to the 1800 block of Corporate Blvd. after being advised the infant was unresponsive. On scene, The Post has confirmed, Officers observed the infant to have noticeable bruising – injuries consistent with child abuse. While waiting for an ambulance to arrive, Brookhaven officers administered first aid.
DeKalb County On-Line Judicial System (OJS) shows 24-year old Shavone Whitehead has been charged with felony aggravated battery, felony cruelty to children and probation violation. 33-year old Edward Wilson has been charged with felony aggravated battery, felony cruelty to children.
OJS shows both Whitehead and Wilson are incarcerated at DeKalb County jail, but Police say the couple is denying any criminal activity in this case.
Police say the 8-month old baby girl is still under hospital care at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Egleston hospital.
UPDATE: 11-Alive has updated their report that Kamonie Love Whitehead, the infant involved in the alleged Brookhaven beating case, has died. See the full report here. http://www.11alive.com/mb/news/local/8-month-old-baby-girl-allegedly-beaten-by-brookhaven-couple-dies/297301672
Brookhaven Police told The Post an autopsy is scheduled for Monday to determine cause of death. The results of that autopsy will determine whether additional charges will be filed against the accused.