NEWPORT NEWS — Police charged a 22-year-old Newport News man Thursday with murder in the death of a 1-year-old boy.
Darius Orlando Brown, of the 100 block of Tyler Avenue, is charged with murder and four counts of malicious assault, according to police. The toddler was found dead Tuesday in a basement-level apartment on Aqua Vista Drive. Brown, who is the child’s mother’s boyfriend, was taking care of him while she was at work.
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