An Irving man is in jail after police say he beat his 2-year old stepson to death Wednesday.
Michael Mercado, 25, was alone at an apartment in the 4000 block of N. Belt Line Road in Irving with his stepson, Dionicio Mendoza, for most of the day Wednesday.
Around 3 p.m., Mercado called 911, saying the child was having a seizure. Mendoza was otherwise healthy and had no previous medical concerns, police say. He was transported to the Children’s Medical Center Dallas, where he was...