Mental Tests Ordered For East Lansing Father

By: News 10
By: News 10

The Ingham County prosecutor's office tells News 10 the East Lansing father accused of killing his infant son is undergoing mental competency tests.

26-year-old Yumar Burks is charged with homicide and child abuse in last month's death of his 6-month-old son, Antonio. Not many details about the child's death have surfaced. News 10 was told an ambulance was called to the house on Friday, March 25 and the boy was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Burks has two other young children.

A new court date has yet to be set.


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