JACKSONVILLE, NC (WCTI12.com) — A Camp Lejeune Marine has been charged with murder in the death of an 11-month-old child.
In addition to an open count of murder, 23-year-old LCpl. Matthew Scott Krause, of Maysville, has been charged with negligent child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, and abuse and neglect, according to the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office. He was being held without bond.
Deputies said emergency workers went to a home at 113 Spring Branch Ln. in Maysville on July 28 and found the 11-month-old infant unresponsive. The baby was in the care of Krause, the mother’s boyfriend, according to investigators.