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Indy Boy's Death Solved

Last updated on Monday, April 2, 2007

(INDIANAPOLIS) - An Indianapolis boy’s death has been solved.

Elijah Simpson was brought unconscious to a hospital Friday and declared dead. Police say the four-year-old suffered a skull fracture at the hands of his mother's boyfriend.

Police arrested 23-year-old Christopher Montgomery and filed murder charges against him Saturday. Elijah's mother, 24-year-old Courtney Simpson, was also arrested and charged with neglect of a dependent.

Investigators say Montgomery had been physically abusing the boy for more than a month.

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