NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — A North Charleston man will spend the next 30 years in prison for killing his girlfriend’s three-year-old son in 2014.
Curtis Williams, 27 is charged with child neglect after he hit Kamari Mckithen on the back with his fist.
Police say it ruptured his spleen and led to his death.
Williams originally told police the boy was acting strangely and went limp with shallow breathing before he rushed him to the hospital.
He eventually confessed to hitting the child.