Northport Couple Arrested on Capital Murder Charges

By Kelvin Reynolds

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide investigators arrested a Northport couple on capital murder charges of an infant on Wednesday night. They are identified as 29-year-old Juan Miguel and 25-year-old Moria Lopez.
   
Capt. Loyd Baker tells Fox6 News, the month old boy was taken to DCH Medical Center and pronounced dead on April 11th. They thought the child died from asphixiation. An autopsy determined he died from blunt force trauma to the head.

The couple is being held in the Tuscaloosa County jail on no bond.