Police responded to a Milwaukee residence at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, WISN reported. The boy was not breathing when police arrived, and paramedics were called. Firefighters performed CPR, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene, the television station reported.
Stackhouse later admitted to investigators he hit the boy in the stomach and then struck him on both sides of his face with the back of his hand, according to the criminal complaint. Stackhouse also told investigators he had a metal rod in his right hand, according to the complaint..
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 5, WITI reported.