CHARLOTTE, N.C. Police have charged a father after they say he confessed to abusing his son.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police the investigation began February 9. When authorities arrived to the home on Cedar Creek Lane, they found 2-year-old Jackobie Morgan unresponsive.

The toddler was transported to Carolinas Medical Center where he later died.

The Medical Examiner s Office determined Jackobie had been physically assaulted, which led to his death.

Nearly two weeks later, investigators said Jackobie s father, Travis Jamell Pemberton, confessed to physically assaulting the child. Pemberton is now charged with murder and felony child abuse.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

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