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2-month-old dies after suffering blunt force trauma to the head; father arrested & charged

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Posted at 11:08 AM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-19 07:14:55-04

BALTIMORE — The father of 2-month-old Zorii Pitts has been arrested and charged with murder and child abuse.

On Saturday, at around 8:50 a.m., patrol officers were called to the unit block of South Monastery Avenue for an unresponsive baby.

Once they arrived, officers found 2-month-old Zorii Pitts unresponsive.

Medics arrived and pronounced Pitts dead.

Her body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s office where an autopsy was performed and the death was ruled a homicide caused by blunt force trauma to the head.

On Monday, investigators arrested 33-year-old Darius Williams.

Williams was transported to Central Booking Intake Facility, where he was charged with 1st degree murder and 1st & 2nd degree child abuse.