Caldwell County mom charged with murder of 1-year-old son

A Caldwell County mother is accused of murdering her 1-year-old son, investigators say.

Heather Ray Brewer, 25, was arrested Monday in connection to the death of her infant son, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators say they received a report of abuse on June 28 and the child died as a result of his injuries the following day at Levine Children's Hospital.

The 25-year-old mother from Granite Falls is charged with second degree murder. She is being held in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $1 million secure bond. Her first court appearance is scheduled for July 6.