Mom arrested in death of her son

Christy Warwick

EATON, Ohio (WDTN) – A woman has been arrested in Preble County after she was indicted in the death of her 21-month-old son.

The Preble County Sheriff’s Office says Christy Lynn Warwick, 37 from West Alexandria called 911 in December saying her son was unresponsive. The child was taken to a Preble Emergency Room and then taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital. The boy died a day later.

The boy has been identified as Sylas Warwick was ruled a homicide due to blunt force trauma to the head.

The Sheriff’s Office investigated the death and presented their case to a Preble County grand jury Wednesday. The grand jury indicted Warwick on one count of Involuntary Manslaughter and one count of Endangering Children.

Warwick was arrested and in being held in the Preble County jail on $10,000 bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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