HOUSTON -

A man accused in the death of his infant son made his first appearance in court Thursday.

Everton Oneal Bryan is charged with murder and injury to a child with serious bodily injury in the death of his son, Daniel, last week.

Houston police say Bryan had been taking care of the baby in the 4800 block of Markwood Lane before the boy arrived at Texas Children's Hospital with several blunt trauma injuries.

Police said Bryan admitted to causing the injuries and was taken into custody without incident.