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.
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.