On April 15, 2020 Christion Vaughn Jones, 19, was charged with murder and felony child abuse of his 7-month-old son.
Less than a year earlier on July 4, 2019 police were called to an apartment to investigate a report that said an infant wasn’t breathing. CPR was performed on the infant as well as life-saving measures. An ambulance took the infant to Brenner’s Children Hospital where the infant was pronounced dead.
An autopsy determined the 7-month-old sustained injuries which led to death. The death was ruled a homicide. Autopsy results showed the infant suffered a torn liver, broken ribs, a tear in a vein carrying blood to his heart, and a damaged intestine, among other injuries.
The autopsy report also said the infant had bruises on his scalp, face, and lower back.
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After further investigation, warrants were obtained for Christion's arrest. Christion is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center with no bond.