Mother of murdered toddler appears in court

Latricia Jackson (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Latricia Jackson (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The mother of a 2-year-old boy who was murdered last month made her first appearance in court on Thursday.

Latricia Jackson, 22, is facing one count of child endangering in connection with the death of her son, Damarcus.

Judge Norbert Nadal set Jackson's bond at $150,000.

Jackson is currently pregnant and has four other children other than Damarcus, all age 5 and under.

Damarcus' father, Antrone Smith, is charged with aggravated murder, murder and felonious assault for the boy's death.

Both Jackson and Smith are being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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