Aug 13th, 2021
Tatyana Edwards, age 26, surrendered herself to Mobile Metro Jail on Friday, August 13, 2021, for her involvement in the abuse which led to the death of her 3-year-old son. Mobile Police Detectives presented information on the case to the Mobile County District Attorney's Office. After an assessment of the information, detectives obtained a warrant for Felony Murder.
On August 8, 2021, police officers responded to USA Children and Women's Hospital in reference to a potential child abuse case. The child had been transported to the hospital after being found unresponsive and in full cardiac arrest when Mobile Fire and Rescue responded to the initial scene. The child succumbed to the resulting injuries on August 11, 2021.
On August 12, 2021, an autopsy showed the child suffered severe head trauma among several other severe injuries. It appeared the child had been abused over some time.