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Man, woman arrested on suspicion of capital murder in Irving for 8-year-old boy's death

Irving police said McCrory and Curtis had been "violently abusing" 8-year-old Delmor Best-Curtis for 10 days.
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Irving police arrested a man and woman Monday in connection to the death of the woman's 8-year-old son. 

Codie McCrory, 29, and Leslie Curtis, 30, were arrested on suspicion of capital murder, police said. 

Irving police said McCrory and Curtis had been "violently abusing" 8-year-old Delmor Best-Curtis for 10 days.

On Friday evening, Irving officers responded to an unconscious person call in the 100 block of W State Highway 183.

There officers found Best-Curtis lying on the bed unresponsive, police officials said, and saw that he had suffered "numerous injuries."

Officers began CPR and Best-Curtis was transported to Children's Hospital in Dallas where he was pronounced dead, according to Irving police. 

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Irving police arrested Codie McCrory, 29, and Leslie Curtis, 30, on suspicion of capital murder on Jan. 11, 2021.

The couple had been in a relationship for less than a year, and Curtis and her son moved in with McCrory in the Magnuson Hotel in November. 

Best-Curtis was also not attending school, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Irving police at (972) 273-1010 or ipdcrimetips@cityofirving.org, and reference case # 21-558.