Willow Grove mother, boyfriend beat 4-year-old to death over spilled cereal, police say
On Monday morning, 4-year-old Tahjir Smith spilled his breakfast cereal. He stuttered, his mother would later tell police, as he told her what he had done. Then, authorities said, his punishment began. Using hands and a shoe, his mother, Lisa, and her boyfriend, Keiff King, would later strike the little boy over and over again, in the head and torso, authorities said. By the time Abington Township Police arrived that evening, Tahjir was limp and unresponsive.