Dad charged with murder in Wilson infant’s death

WILSON, N.C. (WNCN) – Wilson Police say Brian Christopher Buchanan has been charged in the death of his 4-month-old son.

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UPDATE: Neighbors react after Wilson dad charged in baby son’s death

CBS North Carolina has learned the 30-year-old faces first degree murder and felony child abuse with serious physical injury charges.

Authorities say Monday morning at 9:30 a.m., Wilson County EMS and Police responded to Kimberly Drive following calls of an unresponsive infant.

The baby boy was taken to Vidant Medical Center, where he died February 8.

An autopsy has ruled the death a homicide.

Buchanan, who was later identified as the father of the infant, remains at the Wilson County Detention Facility under no bond.

Wilson Police Department is continuing the investigation, and ask anyone with information to contact authorities immediately.

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