Concord man charged with murdering 3-year-old child

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Alex Dewayne Blount. (Courtesy of WJZY)

CONCORD, N.C. (WJZY) – A Concord man has been charged with murder in connection to the death of a 3-year-old child in late August, according to the Concord Police Department.

Police said Alex Dewayne Blount, 26, was arrested for murder after a 3-year-old child was found in bed unresponsive on Sunday at 9:34 a.m. along Central Drive NW.

The young child was pronounced deceased just minutes after emergency personnel responded at 9:37 a.m., police said.

Blount is currently being held at the Cabarrus County Jail under a $1 million bond.

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