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Infant boy dies from injuries

November 25, 2002

FREDERICK, Md. - An 8-week-old boy hospitalized Tuesday with a fractured skull died Saturday - a day after his father was charged with causing his injuries, Frederick City Police said.

Kurtiz Edward Faulkner, of Phebus Avenue, Frederick, died at 1:45 p.m. at Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C., according to Lt. Tom Chase of the Frederick Police Department.

Police arrested Curtis Edward Faulkner, 20, of Pontiac Way, Gaithersburg, Md., on Friday at his home and charged him with child abuse, first-degree assault and second-degree assault, according to police reports.

Curtis Faulkner's bail was raised from $250,000 to $400,000 at a bail review hearing on Friday at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center, a jail spokesman said.

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