North Carolina mother accused of murdering 9-year-old son in hotel room 10/23/2017 6:19 am PDT Comments WGHP via WGHP FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- (WGHP) -- A North Carolina mother is accused of murdering her 9-year-old son inside a hotel room, according to police. Crystal M. Matthews, 35, of Fayetteville, faces charges of first-degree murder and felony child abuse in connection to the death of Zamarie Chance. Officers were called to the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Fayetteville shortly before 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Fayetteville police said in a press release. Police said a guest called 911 after hearing a physical disturbance. Arriving officers found the child unresponsive. He was taken to a hospital and died. Investigators believe the suspect assaulted the victim in the room, causing fatal blunt force trauma injuries to the child. FULL STORY: North Carolina mother accused of murdering 9-year-old son in hotel room - WGHP #NorthCarolina #WGHP Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.