Lafourche Parish deputies arrested a man accused of killing a 20-month-old child.
They say Emmanuel Hernandez was charged with murder Tuesday night.
The sheriff’s office says he was living with his girlfriend and her son, Emmanuel Gonzales, in Cut Off.
On May 15 the boy was taken to the hospital with breathing problems.
On May 17 he stopped breathing on his own.
The following weekend the boy was taken off life support.
Doctors say his injuries were consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Hernandez has been charged with second degree murder.
He’s being held on a $1 million dollar bond.