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Child abuse victim dies

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Prosecutor: Murder charge will be filed

SIKESTON -- An infant seriously abused by his mother's boyfriend has died.

Eight-month-old Jamieon Q. Mosby died around 8:28 p.m. Wednesday at Children's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, according to Scott Amick, Scott County coroner. An autopsy is set to be conducted today in Farmington, said Amick.

Following that, charges against Kevin Cortez Dixon, 18, accused of abusing the child, are expected to be upgraded to first degree murder, according to Paul Boyd, Scott County prosecuting attorney.

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