5-year-old dies from injuries; father being charged with first-degree murder

Jay’v’une Bergin, the 5-year-old hospitalized with injuries suffered during an alleged beating by his father, died Wednesday night, according to a statement issued by Cpl Don Coppola Jr. of the Baton Rouge Police Department.

His father, Vernell Day, will be booked with first-degree murder in the case, the statement said.