Baltimore County Police have charged 26-year-old Zurail Smith with several counts of child abuse following the death of 4-year-old Amir James.
On May 5, Amir James was found unresponsive inside a home at a unit block of Sollers Point Road in Dundalk. Amir was then transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities said Smith was temporarily caring for James when he died. Currently, Smith is being held without bond at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
Smith will have a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. on Dec 8.