Andre Lipton, mother of Kei’mere Marshall has been arrested by the police after she failed to seek medical help for her infant son who received multiple beatings by her boyfriend, police said.
Lipton was charged with second-degree manslaughter on Tuesday – about one month after her 3 years old son Kei’mere Marshall died.
Lipton’s arrest came two days after authorities arrested her live-in boyfriend, 32-year-old Anthony Love, on second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter charges in the case.
Love, who is currently on parole from a robbery conviction, was accused of physically abusing Marshall while acting as the boy’s caregiver.
Police said they received a report about a child not breathing his home in Rochester, New York in the early morning hours of July 11.
Upon arrival, officers found the child unconscious on the floor. He was given CPR and rushed to a local hospital where he died three days later.
Kei’mere Marshall, 3, died after suffered numerous serious physical injuries, including a ruptured spleen and pelvic fractures that went untreated by medical professionals police said.
Court documents allege that Marshall’s injuries “prevented him from walking and obviously required medical attention.”
The boy subsequently suffered blood loss as a result of his injuries and went into cardiac arrest, according to court documents obtained by Democrat Chronicle.
Lipton allegedly “failed to seek medical treatment for her son, knowing that he was in pain and in need of said medical treatment for these injuries. Those injuries ultimately led to Kei’mere Marshall’s death.” the press release states.
Anthony Love, 32, have been arrested and charged with second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter