CHESTER, S.C. — A Chester man faces murder charges in connection to the death of his girlfriend’s baby. Investigators say they responded to Hardin Strait Road on Wednesday in regards to an 11-month-old baby that had been injured. When authorities arrived, they say no one was at the home.
A short time later that evening, Levine Children’s Hospital contacted Chester County Sheriff’s Department and The Department of Social Services in regards to injuries the baby had sustained while in the care of 27-year-old Jeffery Todd Bradley Jr.
Investigators say the baby suffered fatal head injuries and as a result died on Friday afternoon. Jeffery Todd Bradley Jr. has been charged with murder/homicide by child abuse. Bradley is awaiting bond in the Chester County Detention Center.