A Brooklyn man was indicted on murder charges after allegedly causing the death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son through repeated abuse, prosecutors said.

Jerimiah Johnson was arraigned in Brooklyn Supreme Court Wednesday afternoon, facing two counts of second-degree murder, one count of first-degree manslaughter and one count of endangering the welfare of a child, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said.

According to the investigation, the 27-year-old Johnson woke the mother of young Jayce Eubanks up around 5:30 a.m. on Sept. 12 at her home in the Gowanus Houses. Johnson was holding the child in his arms, and told the mother that Jayce was not breathing.

Getty Images A Brooklyn man was indicted on murder charges after allegedly causing the death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son through repeated abuse, prosecutors said.

Jerimiah Johnson was arraigned in Brooklyn Supreme Court Wednesday afternoon, facing two counts of second-degree murder, one count of first-degree manslaughter and one count of […]

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