The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides

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De'maryus Payne


Date: 12/16/18


Gender: Male


Age: 9 months


Race: Black


Time: 11:35 a.m.


Suspect(s): N/A


Status: Under investigation

What happened:

A babysitter finds De'maryus Payne, 9 months, dead in a bed. He's taken to a local hospital where he is pronounced dead. Medical examiners determine he died as a result of blunt force trauma and suffocation. A suspect has not yet been charged.


Read more:

9-month-old boy's death a result of blunt force trauma and suffocation, ruled a homicide
Chattanooga police investigating infant death

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