Crime

February 24, 2014

Father charged with killing 2-year-old son

A Charlotte man was charged Monday with murder and felony child abuse in connection with the death of his 2-year-old son.

A Charlotte man was charged Monday with murder and felony child abuse in connection with the death of his 2-year-old son.

Travis Jamell Pemberton, 29, was in Mecklenburg jail late Monday with no bond. Police found Jackobie Morgan unresponsive on Feb. 9 in south Charlotte.

He later died at a local hospital. After consulting with the medical examiner, detectives determined Jackobie was assaulted. On Monday, Pemberton came to headquarters and confessed, police said. Cleve R. Wootson Jr.

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