JACKSON, Tenn. — A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday for the death of a 7-month-old baby.
Westlee Waylon Yates is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse.
The child’s mother called 9-1-1 Friday, saying her son was unresponsive. He was taken to Camden General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Yates, the mother’s boyfriend, was taken into custody without incident at a residence in Humphreys County.
He is being held without bond in Benton County.