Gastonia man charged with killing infant son

Gastonia man charged with killing infant son
Middleton (Source: Gastonia Police Department)

GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - A Gastonia man faces a murder charge after police say he killed his son, who was less than a year old.

Police say 28-year-old Robert Ahmaad Middleton Jr. fractured the skull of his son, Deville Middleton, who suffered hemorrhaging on the brain.

The incident occurred between June 8 and June 21, according to Gastonia Police warrants.

Middleton was charged with first-degree murder and felony intention child abuse causing serious bodily injured.

He was booked into the Gaston County Jail without bond.

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