Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Dad indicted for murder in death of 2-month-old daugher (Durham, North Carolina)

Dad is identified as ALEX LEE NOEL.

2-month-old Durham child dies, father charged with murder

Posted: May 19, 2015 2:14 PM EDT
Updated: May 19, 2015 4:07 PM EDT

by WNCN Staff

DURHAM, N.C. - A Durham man is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of his 2-month-old daughter.

Alex Lee Noel, 22, was indicted Monday on a murder charge.

Noel's child, Karina Noel, was taken to the hospital May 7 and police were notified due the injuries the child had suffered.

Noel was arrested on May 7 and was originally charged with felony child abuse. He was place in Durham County Jail under a $500,000 bond and has remained there since.

Karina died as a result of her injuries May 8.