The former boxing champion of the world was arrested on Thursday after police say he beat his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter to death, according to court documents.
The 31-year old, who had custody of the child at the time of the death, was charged with second-degree murder and two counts of felony child endangerness.
According to court records, the mother of the victim was the mother-in-law of the man Tyson allegedly beat, the Daily Mail reported.
The boxer was also accused of beating his girlfriend in June 2015.
Police arrested Tyson on Thursday and he was released on a $500,000 bond, according the Daily News.
Police had been looking for Tyson since April after he was caught with his wife and a young child in an alley near their home in Atlanta.