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Two arrested, charged with capital murder in 4-year-old’s death

Posted: 9:45 AM, Jun 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-18 10:45:25-04

Two people have been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a 4-year-old Corpus Christi boy.

According to police, when officers arrived at the scene, they found a four-year-old boy dead inside a bedroom.

Police were called out to a home in the 1700 block of Robin Drive just after 2:29 pm Sunday afternoon. According to police, when officers arrived at the scene, they found a four-year-old boy dead inside a bedroom. New information states that officers observed bruising on the boy’s body.

Amanda Rose Pinon, 26, and Michael Duty, 28, were detained at the scene and then taken to the main police station to be interviewed. Detectives developed probable cause to arrest the two. They were transferred to the City Detention Center to be processed.

Duty, who was also found to have two arrest warrants for burglary to a vehicle, is being held with no bond due to his warrants. Pinon is being held on $1 million bail. 

Two other children that were inside the residence were placed in temporary custody of Child Protective Services. This investigation is ongoing.  If anyone has any additional information please contact CCPD detectives at 361-886-2840.