Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:50:41 GMT — Charges have been upgraded to first degree murder for a Stover couple.Jamie Litton and boyfriend Thomas Presley are charged in the beating death of Littonâ??s 3-year-old son, Blake.Presley is accused of beating the boy and driving him to see Litton at work last February. Police say Litton did not seek medical help.Presley later faked a hit and run accident and said that's how Blake died.Both had been charged with second degree murder and child abuse. The new first degree murder charges come with a request for $1 million bond each.
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