Boyfriend charged with murder in death of Tyler 2-year-old

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Police have arrested DeMontrell Lamar Miller, 21, in connection with the death of two-year-old Kelynn Pinson Sunday. The man was arrested on a capital murder warrant after he was interviewed by Tyler Police.

Miller is the boyfriend of the child's mother. Police say Pinson died of blunt force trauma to the head.

Pinson was found unconscious at Hidden Springs Apartments around 12:45 pm Sunday afternoon. The mother wasn't at home at the time and the mother's boyfriend was in charge of watching Pinson and Miller's five-month-old son. He is now in the custody of Child Protective Services.

Miller was taken into custody at the Tyler Police Department around 5:00 pm. Miller is in the Smith County Jail, held on a one million dollar bond.