Mother, boyfriend charged after SC 4-year-old dies from child abuse, police say

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Jackleen Mullen, 23, and Jarrell Williams, 26 (via Fox46)

ROCK HILL, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A mother and her boyfriend have been charged in the death of a 4-year-old child in Rock Hill, according to police.

Officers responded to calls around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 regarding a possible child death at a residence located on Gentle Breeze Lane.

An initial investigation determined this to be a homicide by way of child abuse, police said.

The mother Jackleen Mullen, 23, and her boyfriend Jarrell Williams, 26, have both been charged with homicide by child abuse or neglect.

Jackleen Mullen, 23, and Jarrell Williams, 26 (via Fox46)

This remains an active investigation.

This is a developing story and News13’s sister station FOX 46 will have more information as it comes into their newsroom.

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