By CBSLA Staff

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.

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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.

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The cause of the boy’s death was not released.

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Flowers is being held on $100,000 bail.