Two Washington Park women have been arrested in connection with the death of a toddler.
Tiara Johnson, 24, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and was being held Friday in the St. Clair County Jail on $1.5 million bail, according to county court records. Dyamond Honore, 20, was charged with aggravated battery of a child and was jailed on $200,000 bail.
Honore is the mother of the 3-year-old child who was found dead Tuesday afternoon. Johnson is described as Honore’s live-in girlfriend.
Police said the suspects called police and reported that the child fell down stairs in their home.
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But officers questioned their story and questioned how long the child had been deceased before police were called.