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Jasani Kerry

Over a month later, mother charged with the murder of her 2-year-old tot son

*This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.*

A California woman is behind bars in connection with the death of her 2-year-old son.

The Mercury News reports that Genesis Barrera-Galdamez, 22, was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder. Her son, Jasani Kerry, 2, passed away in Septemberer. Barrera-Galdamez is also facing charges of narcotics posession and child abuse resulting in great bodily injury.

According to a criminal complaint, authorities found Jasani unresponsive inside a home in Brentwood. He died the same day of acute fentanyl toxicity. The drugs made the victim “comatose due to brain injury and to suffer paralysis.”

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The complaint also stated that Barrera-Galdamez did “permit said child to be placed in such situation that his/her person and health was/were endangered.”

Barrera-Galdamez is expected in court Wednesday for arraignment. So far, she has not entered a plea.

Meanwhile, Barrera-Galdamez’s sister started a GoFundMe fundraiser to help with funeral expenses.

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[Feature Photo: Jasani Kerry/GoFundMe]