Baltimore father arrested, charged with killing 2-month-old son

A Baltimore man is in custody after being charged with killing his two-month-old son, according to authorities.

Maryland State Police have arrested and charged Sean Casey Pierce, 49, with second-degree murder, child abuse and other charges related to the death of his son, Chance, on Friday in Caroline County.



The Federalsburg Police Department responded to a report of a medical emergency around 4:45 p.m. on May 30 at a camper in the 300 block of Buena Vista Avenue.

Chance Pierce was taken to a nearby hospital where he was later declared dead.

He died from blunt force trauma and his death was ruled a homicide by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Delaware.

The case is still being investigated by state police.

Jessica Kronzer

Jessica Kronzer graduated from James Madison University in May 2021 after studying media and politics. She enjoys covering politics, advocacy and compelling human-interest stories.

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