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Mother charged with death of her 7-month-old son

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a mother in the death of her infant son.

Wendy Latwann Johnson was charged with involuntary manslaughter and child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, authorities said.

On Saturday, police responded to the 6300 block of Suntrace Way in reference to an infant who was found unresponsive.

The 7-month-old was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators determined that physical assault led to the child’s death, according to police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

DePriest: 704-868-7745
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