Thursday marks a sad start to the new year for one Pamlico County family who will say goodbye Thursday to their baby boy.
Pamlico County Sheriff Billy Sawyer said 8-month-old Brayden Potter died Saturday.
The sheriff's office says it is investigating the death of the child and deputies are currently awaiting autopsy reports to confirm the infant's cause of death.
Brayden's funeral will be held at 11 am Thursday at the Bryant Funeral Home Chapel in Alliance.
Deputies say they are investigating the death of an eight month old baby.
Pamlico County Sheriff Billy Sawyer says Brayden Potter died Saturday.
He said they are waiting on the result of an autopsy, which is being conducted at Vidant Medical Center.
An obituary says the baby was born in April and his parents are both from New Bern.
The baby's funeral will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel in Alliance.