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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Detectives Charge Parents with Homicide by Child Abuse, Neglect

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YORK COUNTY, SC – After a three and a half month investigation, York County Detectives have charged a man and woman with homicide by child abuse and unlawful neglect of a child.  

On October 5, 2020 Aaron Michael Doster, 22, and Hannah Geanette Parton, 21, both of Hickory Grove, SC were arrested from a child death investigation back on June 23, 2020. 

Detectives along with assistance from the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED), charged Doster with homicide after he allegedly caused blunt force trauma to the head of a 7-week-old infant girl.  In addition, Doster and Parton, the mother of the infant, were charged with unlawful neglect of a child. Doster was not the father of the baby.

Both Doster and Parton are being held at the York County Detention Center.


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