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Bronx mom Sharay Barney, boyfriend Michael Ransom charged with murder of her 8-year-old autistic boy

A Bronx mom and her boyfriend had been charged on Monday with the murder of her 8-year-old son over 9 months after the autistic boy died at a hospital, police stated.

The fees come lower than per week after little Joseph Barney’s demise was dominated a murder, in consequence of battered youngster syndrome.

The mom, Sharay Barney, 29, and her 33-year-old boyfriend Michael Ransom, had been additionally charged with manslaughter and aggravated Manslaughter, cops stated.

Last June, the mom introduced her son from their Williamsbridge house to Montefiore Medical Center in an Uber, cops and sources stated.

Cops responded to a name from the hospital’s emergency room and located the boy unconscious and unresponsive.

Joseph Barney wearing face mask
Joseph Barney, who was autistic, died within the hospital on June 1, 2021.
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The boy, who had no apparent indicators of trauma, was pronounced useless on the hospital.

Joseph’s demise was dominated a murder final Tuesday.

He had been taken to Montefiore a number of occasions earlier than with indications of youngster abuse, police sources have informed The Post.

Joseph Barney in grocery store
Joseph Barney weighed round 20 kilos lower than the common 8-year-old on the time of his demise, in keeping with the CDC.
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Investigators had been initially probing whether or not malnutrition was a consider Joseph’s demise.

The boy was solely 30 kilos on the time of his demise. The common 8-year-old ought to weigh round 50 kilos, in keeping with the CDC.

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