• A 6-Year-Old Was Killed. The City Could Have Stopped It

    6 days ago - By NY Times

    A Harlem man was convicted of murder in the beating of his girlfriend's son after a trial that shed light on the city's failure to intervene.
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  • Mom's boyfriend found guilty in beating death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins

    6 days ago - By NY Daily News

    A Manhattan jury convicted a Harlem man Wednesday of second-degree murder in the beating death of his girlfriend's 6-year-old son, Zymere Perkins. Prosecutors said Rysheim Smith, 49, beat the boy with a broomstick, put him under a cold shower and hanged him from a hook after the child defecated...
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  • Harlem man found guilty of beating 6-year-old Zymere Perkins to death

    Harlem man found guilty of beating 6-year-old Zymere Perkins to death

    6 days ago - By New York Post

    A Manhattan jury on Wednesday found the ex-boyfriend of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins' mother guilty for beating the boy to death in 2016. Rysheim Smith, 49, was convicted in Manhattan Supreme Court of second-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, first- and second-degree reckless endangerment and first-degree assault for the youngster's bludgeoning death on Sept. 26, 2016. He faces...
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