City investigating tragic death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins; mother says she read Bible after boyfriend beat her son with broomstick Article Reprint The mother of a battered 6-year-old Harlem boy told investigators she watched her hulking boyfriend beat her son with a wooden broomstick and hang him by his T-shirt from a hook on the bathroom door. Then she placed her dead son on a bed and rested and Continue Reading