GPD: Father arrested in toddler’s death receives $1.5 million bond

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The Greenville Police Department has made an arrest in connection to the death of a toddler earlier this year.

30-year-old Travis Keith Gillis has been charged with second-degree murder and intentional child abuse in relation to the death of his son, 18-month-old Isaiah Gillis.

A grand jury indicted Gillis on June 29.

He was taken into custody on July 2 and is currently in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $1.5 million bond.

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The Greenville Police Department is investigating the death of a toddler as a homicide.

On April 23, officers were dispatched to Vidant Medical Center after receiving a report from the Pitt County Department of Social Services (DSS) regarding a case of potential child abuse.

The victim, 18-month-old Isiah Gillis of Greenville, had been hospitalized with a serious head injury.

Police said that Gillis did not survive the injury.

This week, the Pitt County Medical Examiner’s Office officially ruled his death a homicide.  

The investigation is still ongoing.

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