ALTON, IL (KTVI)– A Metro East mother is behind bars accused of killing her two month old son.
Wallisha Bland of Alton has been charged with first degree murder.
Police say she called 9-1-1 on October 4th to report her son, Jayce Gillespie, was unresponsive.
Investigators say after talking to bland, they discovered she threw the baby to the floor.
The autopsy revealed Jayce suffered a fractured skull that lead to his death.
Bland is being held without bond and could face up to life in prison.