MURDER USA /Man sought for murder of his six-month-old son
BALTIMORE, MD. — Baltimore City Polie report that on June 9, 2017, at approximately 4:00 a.m., medics received a call to a home in the 1600 block of N. Smallwood St. for a report of an unconscious baby.
The baby, a six-month-old little boy, was transported to shock trauma and pronounced deceased.
Initial information from the father of the child was that the baby rolled off the bed and banged his head. He further indicated that the baby appeared to be fine until they called for a medic.
An autopsy was completed, and it revealed severe head trauma. The injuries were not consistent with a fall and the evidence at the scene. The case was ruled a homicide by multiple blunt force trauma to the head.
During the investigation, the child, identified as Emmanuel Johnson, date of birth December 2, 2016, was observed to have apparent old and new injuries over his body. An autopsy was completed, and it revealed severe head trauma. The injuries were not consistent with a fall and the evidence at the scene. The case was ruled a homicide by multiple blunt force trauma to the head.
It is believed that the suspect used a blunt object to inflict the injuries upon the child. The suspect is blind and uses a guide stick to navigate. It is believed that that is the weapon
Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for the father, identified as Perry Nelson-Johnson, 31, of the 1600 block of N. Smallwood Street charging him with the following:
· 1st and 2nd-degree murder
· 1st and 2nd-degree assault
· 1st degree child abuse resulting in death
· 1st degree child abuse causing severe. physical injury
· 2nd degree child abuse: custodial
· Reckless endangerment
A · Dangerous weapon with intent to injure.
If you have information on his whereabouts, please contact the Warrant Apprehension Task Force at 410-637-8970.