Maurice Brown Sr. will face judge today

Maurice Brown Jr.
Maurice Brown Jr.

(WMC-TV) - The Memphis man accused of beating and killing his 3-year-old son is due in court in a few hours.

Maurice Brown Sr. is charged with murder.

Investigators found the body of his son, Maurice Jr. in a dumpster.

All of this comes one day after little Maurice's would-be birthday. He would have turned four Wednesday.

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