Gaston County man wanted for murder of girlfriend's 2-year-old son

Marquis Graham. Source: Gaston County Police

A Gaston County woman's boyfriend has been charged with murder in the death of her 2-year-old son.

Marquis Julius Graham, 25, is wanted by the Gaston County Police in connection to the death of 2-year-old Kye Abdul Rashid. The child was pronounced dead after he was brought to CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia on Sunday, police said.

According to police, Graham and the child's mother were living together as boyfriend and girlfriend with her one young child.

Graham is charged with first-degree murder. His current whereabouts are unknown. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Gaston County Police at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.