Father charged in 2-month-old's death in Pitt County

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Friday, November 6, 2015
Charles Edward Robinson, Jr.
Charles Edward Robinson, Jr.
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PITT COUNTY (WTVD) -- The Pitt County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that a man is facing murder charges in the death of his 2-month-old child.

Authorities said around 11 a.m. Tuesday, the sheriff's office received a call about an unresponsive baby at a home on Floyd Harris Road in Greenville.

According to deputies, the baby's mother had left the baby in the father's care for a short time that morning. When she returned, she found the baby unresponsive.

The child father, 25-year-old Charles Edward Robinson, Jr, was taken into custody and charged with an open count of murder.

Robinson is in the Pitt County Detention Center under no bond.

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