Warrants reveal graphic details about NC dad charged with stabbing his baby son
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) — Arrest warrants reveal graphic new details after a Wilmington man was arrested last week and charged with trying to stab his 1-year-old son to death.
CLICK FOR LARGER PHOTO OF SUSPECT & MORE N.C. MUGSHOTSOfficials said the incident happened on Dec. 22 in the 500 block of Soundside Drive. Deputies responded to the home after receiving reports of a domestic dispute occurring at the residence.
According to Lt. Jerry Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, the parents of the child got into a fight and the mother ran with the boy, who suffered numerous lacerations, in her arms to a neighbor’s house.
David Andrew Batchelor, 28, was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, and felony child abuse-serious bodily injury.
According to arrest warrants, Batchelor used a kitchen knife and with a “stabbing motion” cut the