LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man accused in the death of his son, who was found unresponsive at a South Los Angeles motel, was charged Friday with murder.
Shane Zachary Flowers, 23, was arrested Wednesday in the death of the 18-month-old. He was detained by Torrance police before being booked by the LAPD on suspicion of child abuse resulting in death.READ MORE: Vigil Held For 18-Year-Old Rylee Goodrich, 1 Of 2 Teen Victims Shot And Killed In Corona Movie Theater
The boy was rushed Tuesday to a hospital in medical distress from Rosa Bell Motel, in the 5600 block of South Western Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.READ MORE: More Businesses Like The Abbey in WeHo Setting Own Vaccine Requirements For Customers
The cause of the boy’s death was not released.MORE NEWS: 17-Year Old Girl Violently Assaulted While Jogging In Culver City
Flowers is being held on $100,000 bail.