A New Brunswick man has been charged with second-degree homicide within the suffocating dying of a two-year-old little one earlier this 12 months in Saint John.
The Saint John Police Power mentioned 23-year-old Madison “Karrson” Bennett appeared through video hyperlink on Tuesday to reply to the brand new cost.
Police had been referred to as to a residence in uptown Saint John on the night time of September 18, the place it was reported a baby was not respiratory.
“Emergency responders together with police, paramedics and firefighters labored tirelessly of their makes an attempt to manage life saving measures,” in response to a information launch from Saint John Police on the time.
The kid was taken to a Saint John hospital, then airlifted to a kids’s hospital in Halifax. The toddler died the next day.
Bennett was arrested on Sept. 28 on expenses of prison negligence inflicting dying. In keeping with courtroom data, Bennett induced the kid’s dying by placing a ping-pong ball within the kid’s mouth.
The matter has been transferred from Provincial Courtroom to Courtroom of Queen’s Bench. Bennett was remanded in custody, the place he’ll stay till a courtroom date is ready.
The id of the kid is protected by a publication order.
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