The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office says the autopsy report received in April revealed that 17 month old Camden Hudson suffered severe injuries to his head. Hudson was injured on September 23rd while in the care of the boyfriend of his mother, Hudson was on life support for several days prior to his death. The mother was living with her boyfriend and left her child in his care while working the day of his death.
25 year old Justin Lon Carver was arrested by The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office shortly after he made a 911 call indicating the child had fallen off a sofa at Carver’s home. Carver is charged with first degree murder and intentional child abuse/inflicting serious injury. Carver remains in the County Detention Center being held without bond. His next court date is June 21st.
The autopsy also revealed that the child had other injuries that had occurred prior to his death.