Suspect charged in death of 3-month-old
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A suspect is in custody after an infant was killed by head trauma in St. Louis County on Monday.
Police responded to the 10000 block of Spring Garden where they found 3-month-old Skyy Ricks unresponsive. Police say the infant was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
According to police, Dearis Ricks, 21, confessed to striking the infant’s head against a hard object.
Ricks is charged with one count of Abuse or Neglect of a Child-Resulting in Death. He is currently being held on a $200,000 cash only bond.