Arrest made in death of Mount Pleasant three-year-old

MOUNT PLEASANT (WITI) -- 26-year-old Marcus Johnson was arrested by police and taken into custody for first degree intentional homicide in the death of three-year-old Hunter Wise.

Just after 10 a.m. Friday, May 10th, the Mount Pleasant Police Department and South Shore Fire Department were called to a home near Bryn Mawr Ave. and Sheridan for a report of an unresponsive three-year-old male.

The child was transported to Wheaten Franciscan Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Johnson is the boyfriend of the child's mother. He is being held at the Racine County Jail pending a formal charge by the District Attorney's office.

The cause of death has not been determined.

The Racine County District Attorney's Office and Racine County Medical Examiner's Office are investigating the incident.

Monitor FOX6 News and for more details on this developing story.