METROPOLIS, Ill. (AP) -- A man is jailed in southern Illinois on charges he killed his 15-month-old son more than a year and a half ago.
A Massac County grand jury indicted John Pruett, 35, of Metropolis on Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder.
Illinois State Police say toddler Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010, and died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.
Authorities say the boy died of a head injury.
Pruett was arrested Thursday.
Pruett does not have a listed home telephone number. Court records do not show whether he has an attorney.