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North Carolina parents charged with murder of 2-month-old infant

(WVLT)
Published: Aug. 23, 2018 at 5:53 PM EDT
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Parents of a two-month-old infant have been charged with murder, North Carolina officials say.

Police said last week that the father of the child, Kahlid Whitehead, was charged with murder after an autopsy said the child died from abusive head trauma. On Tuesday, officials revealed that the infant's mother, 22-year-old Keyona Mercer, was charged with first degree murder and felony obstruction.

Both parents are being held without bond, affiliate WITN reported.

The infant was laid to rest on Friday.

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