Gary man charged with murder of 5-year-old son

April 30, 2010 3:06:52 PM PDT
A Gary, Indiana man is charged with the murder of his 5-year-old son.

Leon Burns was questioned by police Thursday. He is now charged with one count of murder as well as battery and neglect of a dependent.

Investigators say his son, Leon Walker, had been tied up and tortured in their home.

The boy would have turned 6 years old on Monday.