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

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

The costs come lower than per week after little Joseph Barney’s dying was dominated a murder, on account of battered youngster syndrome.

The mother, Sharay Barney, 29, and her 33-year-old boyfriend Michael Ransom, have been additionally charged with manslaughter and aggravated Manslaughter, cops mentioned.

Final June, the mom introduced her son from their Williamsbridge residence to Montefiore Medical Heart in an Uber, cops and sources mentioned.

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 dying was dominated a murder final Tuesday.

He had been taken to Montefiore a number of occasions earlier than with indications of kid abuse, police sources have advised The Put up.

Joseph Barney in grocery store
Joseph Barney weighed round 20 kilos lower than the typical 8-year-old on the time of his dying, in accordance with the CDC.
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Investigators have been initially probing whether or not malnutrition was a think about Joseph’s dying.

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

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