Mom accused of beating 250 pound boy to death

December 29, 2008 4:32:07 PM PST
On Staten Island a 30-year-old mother is under arrest, charged with beating her own son to death. Police say 10-year-old Jaquan Porter was discovered unconscious inside an apartment on Grandview Avenue in Mariners Harbor last Friday and he later died.

After an autopsy, the medical examiner ruled porter's death a homicide.

His mother, Melissa Sekulski is now charged with manslaughter.

Police say the 10-year-old weighed 250-pounds at the time of his death.

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