Charlotte Father Confesses to Abusing, Killing Son on February 9, 2014

From, February 24, 2014

Charlotte-Mecklemnburg Police have charged a father after they say he confessed to abusing his son.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police the investigation began February 9. When authorities arrived to the home on Cedar Creek Lane, they found  2-year-old Jackobie Morgan unresponsive.

The toddler was transported to Carolinas Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

The Medical Examiner’s Office determined Jackobie had been physically assaulted, which led to his death.

Nearly two weeks later, investigators said Jackobie’s father, Travis Jamell Pemberton, confessed to physically assaulting the child.  Pemberton is now charged with murder, felony child abuse.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

Published in: on February 24, 2014 at 8:18 pm  Leave a Comment  

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