Five Month Old Baby Murdered, Parents Prime Suspects

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The parents of a five month old baby have been charged with murder.

The baby was found dead at an Embassy Suites Hotel on Peachtree Road Sunday night. Police responded to a call that there was an infant who was not breathing. Upon arrival Police encountered the limp body of Chase Mayers. One officer stated cases resembling that of Chase Mayers are difficult to witness. The officer also stated its shocking when children are murdered by their parents, who are supposed to take care of them. An autopsy report indicated that the infant had suffered some form of blunt trauma to his stomach. The parents Akbar Cojoe and Shauna Mayers face felony murder and cruelty to children charges.


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