BALTIMORE, MD – On May 15, 2021, at approximately 8:50 a.m., Southwest District patrol officers responded to the unit block of South Monastery Avenue for an unresponsive baby.
Once at the location, officers located 2-month-old Zorii Pitts, a black female who was unresponsive. Medics responded to the location and pronounced the victim dead.
Homicide detectives were called to the scene and assumed control over the investigation. The victim’s body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s office where an autopsy was performed and the death was ruled a homicide caused by blunt force trauma to the head. On May 17, 2021, Investigators arrested 33-year-old Darius Williams for the death of 2-month-old Zorii Pitts. Williams was transported to Central Booking Intake Facility where he has been charged with 1st-degree murder and 1st & 2nd-degree child abuse.