Former NC College Professor Charged with 1st Degree Murder in Death of Adopted Infant Son

Authorities have charged a former North Carolina college professor with first-degree murder after his adopted 6-week-old son died from injuries that investigators said resulted from physical abuse. Gastonia police said in a news release yesterday that Van Erick Custodio, 42, of Gastonia was previously charged with felony child abuse causing severe bodily injury.

Author: Mike Jackson