Two Washington County Residents Held Without Bond in Abuse and Death of Five-Year-Old Boy

HAGERSTOWN, MD – A little boy is dead in Washington County and two people, including his mother, are being held without bond charged in his abuse and death.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Department tells the Panhandle News Network they were dispatched to a home at 11877 White Pine Drive where they found EMS attempting life-saving measures on a five-year-old boy. He was transported to Children’s National Hospital but ultimately pronounced deceased.
As a result, two people were arrested, including the child’s mother.
Timothy Lee Haselden the 2nd faces multiple charges, including Child Abuse in the First Degree Resulting In Death of a Child Under 13, Custodial Child Abuse, Sex Abuse, and Rape.

Timothy Lee Haselden the 2nd of Hagerstown faces multiple charges after the death of a five-year-old boy (Picture from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office)

The child’s mother, 30-year-old Catherine Thrasher faces multiple charges, including Child Abuse in the First Degree Resulting In Death of a Child Under 13, Custodial Child Abuse, Sex Abuse, and Neglect of a Minor.

Catherine Thrasher is the mother of a five-year-old boy who died. She now faces multiple charges. (Picture from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.)

Both are being held without bond in Washington County.
Two other children, ages 2 and 3 were in the home and are now under the super vision of the Washington County Department of Social Services.  The 2-year-old was taken to Children’s Hospital in Washington, DC but has since been released.

The case is ongoing, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office says more information is forthcoming.