A 19-year-old man has been arrested for the death of his 3-month-old baby boy in Crawford, according to the sheriff’s department.
Christian Wright, 19, is now facing a first degree murder charge in the death of Jayden Wright after authorities caught up to him in the Little Rock area, Sgt. Ken Howard says.
The sheriff’s department had issued an arrest warrant for Wright, however, he fled to the Little Rock area where he has family, according to Sgt. Howard.
Several agencies, including the US Marshals, were actively looking for Wright.
The baby boy died on Jan. 11 in a Little Rock hospital, according to an obituary. Sgt. Howard says the child died from trauma, but the state crime lab is still trying to determine the exact cause of death.
Wright is being held in the Crawford County Jail.