Man indicted in death of toddler son

     A COCKE COUNTY GRAND JURY RETURNED A SEALED INDICTMENT LAST WEEK AGAINST A NEWPORT MAN ACCUSED

IN THE DEATH OF HIS INFANT SON.

     23 YEAR OLD KASEY RATHBONE IS FACING CHARGES WHICH INCLUDE ONE COUNT OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER AND

ONE COUNT OF FIRST DEGREE FELONY MURDER. HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FRIDAY IN NORTH CAROLINA.

     6 MONTH OLD KASEY RATHBONE JR. DIED DECEMBER 16, TWO DAYS AFTER HE WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH MULTIPLE

INJURIES.