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Police Seek Suspect in Death of 2 Year Old Boy

Gaston County Police have secured a warrant in the death of a two year-old boy that was reported on November 5, 2017.

Marquis GrahamMarquis Julius Graham, 25 years old, is being sought by the Gaston County Police regarding the death Kye Abdul Rashid, 2 years old.  Rashid was pronounced dead after he was brought to CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia, NC mid-day on Sunday, November 5, 2017 by Graham and the child’s mother.  Graham and the victim’s mother were living together as boyfriend/girlfriend with her two young children.  Gaston County DHHS has been notified and are involved in the investigation. 

Investigators presented this case to the Gaston County District Attorney.  Graham is charged with First-Degree Murder.  His current whereabouts are unknown and the investigation is still active.

Police encourage anyone with information regarding the incident or the location of Marquis Graham to call Detective Sampson with the Gaston County Police at (704) 866-3320 or Crimestoppers at (704) 861-8000.