Man charged with murder of 6-year-old stepson in Southwest Philadelphia

- Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of his 6-year-old stepson, who died in his Southwest Philadelphia home Thursday evening.

Michael Williams, 38, was arrested and charged with the murder of his stepson, Travon Register.

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Williams told authorities that his stepson slipped and hit his head on the kitchen floor of their home on the 100 block of South Daggett Street around 4:45 p.m. Thursday.

Police say his stepfather moved him to a bed upstairs, but waited more than an hour and a half to call for help.

Register's mother was reportedly at work at the time of the incident.

Williams has been charged with murder and endangering the welfare of a child.

No further information has been released at this time.

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