DEKALB – A two year old is dead and a DeKalb woman has been arrested after allegedly slamming the childs head into a hardwood floor last Friday. On November 10th the DeKalb Police Department were notified that a child had sustained a severe brain injury under suspicious circumstances. In an investigation with the DeKalb county State’s Attorney’s Office, Alexandra Hoyle, 21 of DeKalb was initially charged with Aggravated Battery to a Child.
Wednesday evening the child passed away from his injuries and an additional two charges of First Degree Murder were added. Hoyle’s bond was set at five million dollars and she remains at the DeKalb County Jail.