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Man Facing Murder Charges In 3-Year-Old's Death

Last updated on Friday, December 18, 2009

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - A Bloomington man faces murder charges in the death of his girlfriend’s three-year-old son.

Reports say the boy had more than 50 bruises on his body with extensive internal bleeding.

His mother, Jessica Merryman, is charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death. Merryman's boyfriend, Chris Bridgewaters, is charged with brutally beating the boy to death.

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