Alabama mom choked 2-year-old son, beat him with a brick, sheriff's office says 06/07/2020 11:43 am PDT Comments Walker County via WHNT: WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) -- Walker County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman accused of choking and beating her 2-year-old son with a brick on Wednesday, June 3. Walker County Sheriff's investigators determined the child's mother, 33-year-old Melody Mika Smith, assaulted the child with a brick and attempted to choke him. The alleged incident reportedly occurred in the Goodsprings area. According to the Walker County Sheriff's Office, the child was rushed to the hospital by family members after the alleged assault. The child was then airlifted to Children's Hospital in Birmingham. He was listed in stable condition. AL.com reports Smith told investigators that the devil made her do it, and that her 2-year-old son was the devil, according to Walker County Sheriff's Investigator Carl Carpenter. Smith was arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse. She was held on a $250,000 cash bond. MORE: Mom arrested for allegedly beating 2-year-old with brick in Walker County - WIAT Walker Co. investigator: Mom beat toddler son with brick, says devil made her do it - AL.com Mom arrested for allegedly beating 2-year-old with brick in Walker County - WHNT #Alabama #Birmingham #ChildAbuse #WHNT Related Stories Missouri mother, boyfriend charged in death of infant Man beats infant to death after learning he's not the father, police say Mom of 15 accused of torturing kids, boiling puppies to death Mom's boyfriend gets life in prison in beating death of 5-year-old boy Indiana man beat children, chained them to beds: Court docs Motel worker calls 911 to report 2 kids beaten; mom, friend charged Man tied kid to door with dog leash, beat him with hammer: Officials Suspect accused of beating girlfriend's child with belt, phone chargers Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.