Arrest made in infant's murder

Jabrenne Carter (Image courtesy Fayetteville Police Department)
October 15, 2012 2:08:33 PM PDT
Police have arrested a Fayetteville man in connection with the death of a 23 month old.

On Oct. 7, 23-month-old Tylee Fields was taken to the hospital with injuries. He died two days later.

Based on the medical examiner's findings and the investigation by detectives, it was determined that Fields died of injuries sustained while in the care of Jabrenne Carter.

Carter was arrested Monday. The 20 year old is charged with first degree murder and felony child abuse.

According to police, Carter is not related to Fields, but he lived with the child's mother and the child at the time of the murder.

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