Police have arrested the brother of a 10-year-old boy found with a fatal gunshot wound inside of an Aurora apartment Friday.
Jelecc Taylor, 17, was arrested for negligent child abuse resulting in death, according to Aurora Police. Taylor turns 18 on June 16.
Anthony Jemel Hemmings Taylor was found dead in his family’s first-floor apartment at 1575 Galena Street in Aurora on Friday night. The 10-year-old’s family had a vigil honoring the boy on Monday night.
More than 100 people gathered to remember the fourth grader who loved playing football and giving bear hugs.
Taylor is being held at the LINK Juvenile Assessment Center in Adams County on a $10,000 bond.
Once the investigation is complete, Aurora Police say it will be handed over to the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.