A three month old infant was killed today after being thrown from a car on Tampa Expressway I-275 in Tampa. The suspect was arrested 21 year old Robert Mc Tear of unincorporated North Tampa at 3800 block of Arlington Dr, Tampa.
The Child, Emanuel Murry was found by Jason Bird a off duty news Photographer from WTVT-TV / DT “FOX 13 NEWS”at 4:30 A.M. on the southbound Tampa Expressway(I-275) at Fowler Ave on the shoulder.
The child found with is eyes open. Bird thought it was a Doll but he and went back to take second look. He was in shock. The police showed up moments later. The child was pronounced dead on the scene.
45 Minutes earlier, Tampa police came to a home 12400 block N 15th Ave. The police was called by Jasmine Bedwell of Tampa. Bedwell told law enforcement that McTear beat up she and the infant. McTear took the child in a blue Chevy Impala. The car was abandoned on the 1600 block of River Cove in Tampa. McTear was Bedwell ‘s former boyfriend.
When McTear was taken into custody a reporter from WFTS-TV “ABC Action News” asked a question” Why did he do it.?” ” McTear replied”Its a dirty game”
McTear was face several charges including 1st Degree Murder, felony assault and battery; aggravated child abuse, and kidnapping. McTear is being held at Hillsborough County Jail. He will appear in Hillsborough County Criminal Court Wednesday.