Police: Man charged with murder after child dies from trauma

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Morgan Jemar Kimble (Photo: WLOS/MGN Online)

MURPHY, NC (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a man has been charged with murder after his son died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Police in the western North Carolina town of Murphy said in a Facebook post that Morgan Jemar Kimble was arrested Wednesday.

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Police said Kimble was booked into jail on $1 million bond.

It is unclear if Kimble has hired an attorney.

Murphy is about two hours west of Asheville.



Smith said police had received a 911 call about a problem with a minor child on Sunday morning.

After police arrived, the child was airlifted to a hospital in Atlanta. The child was later pronounced dead.