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Man Arrested Following 3-Year-Old's Death

Last updated on Monday, December 14, 2009

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - Formal charges are expected to be filed today against a Bloomington couple following the beating death of the mother’s three-year-old son.

27-year-old Christopher Bridgewaters is facing murder charges and his girlfriend, 30-year-old Jessica Merryman-Roberts, faces charges of felony neglect in the death of Merryman-Roberts' son, James Dantzler.

Bridgewaters reportedly told police he had been boxing and play wrestling with the toddler the night before his death.

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