Wilson man charged with murder, child abuse in 1-year-old's death
Posted January 14, 2015
Updated January 15, 2015
Wilson, N.C. — A 26-year-old Wilson man was arrested and charged Tuesday in the death of an one-year-old, police said Wednesday night.
Melvin Eugene McNeil Jr., 26, of “104 Spruce Street SW at 1705 Tarboro Street SW,” is charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse. He was held in the Wilson County jail Thursday under no bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for Friday.
Officers responded to 104 Spruce Street SW on Jan. 9 regarding the child being in cardiac arrest. The child later died at Wilson Medical Center.
No further information was immediately available.