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Father Sought In Connection With The Death Of A South Bend 1-Year-Old, Mother Turns Herself In

Photo provided by the St. Joseph Co. Prosecutor's Office

The parents of a 1-year-old boy who was shot to death earlier this year in South Bend by a gun accidentally fired by his 4-year-old sibling have been charged. The St. Joseph County prosecutor's office says Avion Sexton, Sr., and Eboni Hosea, both 23, were indicted on multiple neglect of a dependent and drug charges. Javion Sexton was slain June 18. Police are seeking Avion Sexton, Sr. Hosea was arraigned Thursday and released this week on bail. Her next court hearing is Nov. 5.