Man arrested for murder of infant in southeastern Virginia

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Arthur L. Smith

NORFOLK, Va. — A man is in custody accused of murdering an infant in the southeastern Virginia city of Norfolk.

Arthur L. Smith is charged with second-degree murder.

According to WTKR, Smith was arrested on Dec. 27.

The warrant originated from an incident that occurred on Dec. 23. Officers responded to the 6200 block of Sewells Point Road for an unresponsive infant.

The infant was transported to a local hospital and was later pronounced deceased.