Maine mom charged with murder in death of 3-year-old son

STOCKTON SPRINGS, Maine — A Maine mother is facing a murder charge after her toddler son died over the weekend, authorities said.

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According to WCSH and WABI, Maine State Police arrested Jessica Williams, 35, of Stockton Springs, on Wednesday in connection with the death of 3-year-old Maddox Williams.

Police learned of the toddler’s death about 2:30 p.m. Sunday after Williams and her mother took the boy to an area hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead, the news outlets reported. Medical examiners later performed an autopsy on the boy and determined that his death was a homicide, authorities said.

No further details about the incident, including the child’s cause of death, were immediately available.

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