Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Dad charged with murder in death of 3-month-old daughter (Durham, North Carolina)

Dad is identified as FREDRICK MCLUCAS JR. No mention of a mother in the home. Was there one?

Durham father arrested after baby dies

Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 7:24 am | Updated: 7:26 am, Wed Feb 11, 2015.
McClatchy Regional News

DURHAM — A Durham man was arrested Feb. 10 in connection with his daughter's death.

Fredrick McLucas Jr., 34, was arrested Crutchfield Street Tuesday afternoon by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force.

McLucas is charged with the Jan. 31 murder of his 3-month-old daughter, Isabella. Officers were called to McLucas's residence on Gurley Street about 10:14 a.m. on Jan. 31. When officers arrived they found Isabella dead.

An autopsy was preformed and the medical examiner ruled the child died of blunt force trauma.

McLucas was in custody at the Durham County Jail without bond Tuesday night.