By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a woman has been charged with attempted murder in connection to the death of her 7-year-old son. Police announced the arrest of 26-year-old Natasha Franks, of the 2000 block of Clarence Street in Kensington, on Wednesday.

Authorities say just before 7 p.m. on Sunday, 7-year-old Tazmir Ransom was rushed to St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital for difficulty breathing. According to police, Tazmir was found to be suffering from numerous severe injuries.

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Police say Tazmir died at the hospital on Wednesday.

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Franks is currently facing attempted murder, aggravated assault, endangering the welfare, unsworn falsifying, among related charges.

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The investigation is ongoing and being handled by the department’s homicide unit.