A mother and her boyfriend were in front of a judge on Tuesday in the death of the 13-month-old Damien Kia King.
Justin Mitchell Lastra was charged with murder in the first degree involving the death of a child. Related article: Mother, boyfriend arrested for first degree murder
A judge ordered Lastra to be held in jail without bond.
The mother of the child, Michelle Marta King, was charged with child abuse and given a $500,000 bond.
Both are expected to be back in court on January 24 at 9 a.m.