An Ohio grandmother has been charged with murder after she allegedly admitted to striking her five-year-old grandson.
Yisenya Flores, 45, is being held on $1 million bond in the death of Anjuan M. Hare III, who was pronounced dead at a Toledo hospital on Sept. 19.
According to Lucas County Coroner Diana Scala-Barnett, the boy died from multiple blunt force injuries.
Scala-Barnett said there was evidence the boy had been injured before.
“There is evidence of battered child syndrome indicating there is repetitive abuse and older healing injuries,” she said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE. “The death is ruled a homicide.”
The Toledo Fire Department was called on Sept. 19 after Flores allegedly reported that the boy suffered a fall while jumping from a box spring bed.
The boy was taken to a Toledo hospital where he died from his injuries.
According to WTVG, hospital workers told police that the injuries the boy sustained were not consistent with a fall from a bed.
Police spoke to Flores who allegedly confessed to striking the boy around 11 p.m. on Sept. 18, according to a complaint obtained by PEOPLE.
“She knew he was severely injured because of his semi-conscious and semi unresponsive condition,” the complaint reads.
According to the complaint, Flores did not call 911 or seek medical help until the following day at 6:36 pm.
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She was originally charged with endangering children.
Bond has been set at $1 million.
Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Crimestopper.