CHARLOTTE, NC. (THECOUNT) — Tamara Jernel Brown, of Matthews, NC, was arrested after a missing 6-month-old baby boy was found dead at the McEwen Charlotte Chapel cemetery early Saturday morning.

The Matthews Police Department say, Chi-Liam Cody Brown-Erickson and his mother, 30-year-old Brown, had been missing from the Gander Cove Lane area of Matthews since about 10:00 p.m. Thursday.


Officers from the Matthews Police Department, CMPD and the Union County Sheriff’s Bloodhound Unit searched desperately in hopes they’d find the child safe. That effort ended when they found Chi-Liam’s body just after 4 a.m., reports WBTV.


Geo quick facts: Charlotte is a major city and commercial hub in North Carolina. Its modern city center (Uptown) is home to the Levine Museum of the New South, which explores post–Civil War history in the South, and hands-on science displays at Discovery Place. Uptown is also known for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which celebrates the sport of auto racing through interactive exhibits and films – wikipedia.