Friday, 13 September 2019 15:47

Morganton Man Charged & Arrested in Connection to Infant's Death

Maurice Dashawn Springs Maurice Dashawn Springs courtesy of Burke Co. Sheriff's Office

23-year-old Maurice Dashawn Springs of Bedford Avenue in Morganton has been arrested on one felony count of second-degree murder without regard for human life.

He was arrested in connection to the death of a two-month-old male. The child was taken to the hospital in Morganton on September 4 and then to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte. The infant passed away on September 9.

Springs was jailed in Morganton where he is being held without bond. He'll appear in court on September 16.

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