Mother charged with murder in death of 2-year-old son

According to the Memphis Police Department, officers responded to an ambulance call at 3439 Southern, where a 2-year-old boy was unresponsive, at 11:50 a.m. Thursday.

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Two-year-old Jaylen Dodson was transported to Baptist Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The death was ruled a homicide due to multiple blunt force trauma injuries, according to police. The child's mother, Davida Wooden, 25, was arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse, aggravated child neglect and first-degree murder.

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