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Man arrested, charged in death of toddler in West Baltimore

Jeremiah Amos, 26, was arrested an charged in the death of 2-year-old Trevor Graham.
Jeremiah Amos, 26, was arrested an charged in the death of 2-year-old Trevor Graham. (Courtesy of the Baltimore Police Department)

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the death of a 2-year-old boy in January, according to the Baltimore Police Department.

Jeremiah Amos, of Southwest Baltimore’s Lakeland neighborhood, was arrested March 8 for the killing of Trevor Graham, according to police.

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At about 9:43 p.m. Jan. 26, officers responded to the 900 block of W. Fayette St. in Poppleton for a report of an unresponsive child. Graham was taken to a hospital, where he died the next day.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Graham’s death a homicide March 1, and his cause of death was blunt-force trauma, according to police.

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A 2-year-old boy's death in late January was ruled a homicide, according to the Baltimore Police Department.

Amos, a friend of Graham’s family, was arrested in the 1900 block of Frederick Road, police said. He was charged with second-degree murder, first- and second- degree child abuse, and first- and second-degree assault, according to online court records.

A preliminary hearing for Amos is scheduled for April 9 in Baltimore City District Court. His public defender could not immediately be reached for comment.

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