Prosecutors seek death penalty in child murder case

Prosecutors seek death penalty in child murder case
Janaysia Stevenson
Janaysia Stevenson

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Prosecutors again filed written notice Friday to seek the death penalty against Gregory Evans, for the 2011 murder of a 19-month-old child.

Under a new indictment filed with a grand jury with a proper diverse makeup, prosecutors again are seeking the death penalty.

Evans is charged with viciously beating 19-month-old Janaysia Stevenson to death in March 2011.  Investigators said the child died from a lacerated kidneys, liver, and intestines suffered in a prolonged beating.

Evans will be arraigned formally again on September 10th.

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