Baby Myers, 1 month old, July 24, 2021, Freeman Spur, Williamson County, Illinois

On August 3, 2021, the Illinois State Police have arrested 23-year-old Joseph Matthew Myers, of Freeman Spur, for aggravated battery of his 1 month old infant child. The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation, the Williamson County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Children and Family Services are a part of the investigation.


Joseph Myers has been charged with Aggravated Battery of a Child which is a Class X Felony.


The baby was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.


Myers is awaiting trial at the Williamson County Jail on a $100k Bond. The Jury Trial is set for January 3, 2022.


We were unable to locate a picture of baby.

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