A man has been arrested after a toddler was killed in Tennessee, authorities said.
An autopsy determined that the toddler died after being struck in the head with a hammer, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.
The toddler was born in April and died at the age of 4, the News Sentinel said.
The child’s mother, Ashley Jones, said she had been taking care of the child and had never seen her son suffer a death.
The incident is being investigated by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.