A Mobile man is being charged with the murder of a 23-month-old boy according to a press release from the Mobile Police Department.

John Henderson, 24, was charged with murder for the death of Christian Henderson on March 19.

On Monday MPD personnel responded to Providence Hospital to investigate an incident involving an injured child.

Henderson initially told authorities that his son, Christian, had fallen from a highchair.

An autopsy later revealed the child died of blunt force trauma to the abdomen and the cause of death was ruled a homicide.

Henderson is currently in custody.