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Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Deanna Shanta Minor, 28 (DOB: 2/7/88), of Detroit, in connection with the death of her three-year-old son Aaron Minor. On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Detroit police officers were called to an apartment in the 4400 block of Trumbull because a dead child was in the location. The police observed the decomposed remains of Aaron Minor in a bed. An extensive investigation was conducted in this case and the facts and evidence in the case will be presented at the preliminary examination.

Defendant Minor was arrested today on the following charges: Felony Murder (child abuse), Murder - Second Degree, Child Abuse - First Degree, Child Abuse - Second Degree and Failure to Report a Dead Body. The defendant was arraigned in 36th District Court this morning. The probable cause conference is scheduled for August 11, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for August 16, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Shannon Holmes in 36th District Court.

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