A Zion woman accused of fatally beating a 5-year-old was dating the boy’s father and was caring for the child, police said today.
Yolanda Jones, 35, is being held on $3 million bond after being charged with first-degree murder in the Sept. 6 death of Tommy Davis III.
Police said Jones brought the boy’s lifeless body to a Zion hospital on Sept. 6 just as she was going into labor to deliver her sixth child.
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