A Richmond Hill man has been arrested and charged with murder and cruelty to children in the death of a 5-month-old infant, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
On Friday, the GBI Statesboro office arrested Matthew Lucas Bryant, age 30.
Richmond Hill Police Chief Mitch Shores requested the GBI investigate the death of an infant occurring Oct. 2.
The investigation and autopsy revealed that the infant died as a result of severe head trauma, the GBI said.
Bryant is in Bryan County Jail.