Man Charged With Satesville Toddler’s Murder

STATESVILLE, NC — Statesville Police say they have arrested and charged a 27-year-old man in connection to a toddler’s death on September 5th.

Jordan Simmons is charged with Second Degree Murder and Felony Intentional Child Abuse with Serious Bodily Injuries. Police say he was arrested Tuesday in Spartanburg, South Carolina by the U.S. Marshall’s Task Force.

Shortly before noon on Thursday, September 5th, EMS reportedly found 2-year-old Sevynn Clark unresponsive inside a home on Alexander Street. Clark was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have not yet released the official cause of death for the child.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406 or Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340.