Canton father charged with murder in death of 2-month-old son

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Anthony Benjamin Grove (Photo courtesy Stark County Sheriff's Office)

CANTON, Ohio- A Canton man has been charged in the death of his 2-month-old son.

It happened during a domestic dispute at a house on 10th Street Northwest in Canton early Tuesday morning. Police said the baby was hit in the head with a ceramic coffee mug while his mother and father were fighting.

Two-month-old Zeeland Grove, was pronounced dead at Akron Children’s Hospital at about 11:30 a.m.

The father, 34-year-old Anthony Benjamin Grove, was arrested and charged with murder, child endangering and domestic violence. He was already wanted for failure to appear at his arraignment for a theft case.

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