SCHERERVILLE, Ind. (WGN) -- Michael Tunstall, 26, is charged with murder and aggravated battery in the death of his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son in her Schererville, Indiana, home.
The Lake County Coroner said the child died of blunt-force trauma to the head and body. He had multiple injuries, bite marks and a ruptured lung.
Police say he died while in Tunstall’s care and that his mother was at work at the time.