Man Charged With Murder of 2-Year-Old Boy

Brett Blume

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) –  Bond has been set at $500,000 for a man charged in the death of a 2-year-old boy.

22-year-old Donye Calvin of St. Louis faces one count of 2nd degree murder.

Police were called to a home in the 2600 block of Tyrell Friday for the report of an unconscious child.

D’mond Staples, age 2, was pronounced dead on arrival at a nearby hospital.

Police have not provided details of how the boy died, but say Donye Calvin had been babysitting while the boy’s mother — Calvin’s girlfriend — was out.

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