Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Dad arrested for abuse of 4-month-old baby; infant in critical condition (Indianapolis, Indiana)

UNNAMED DAD has been arrested for abusing his 4-month-old infant, who is in critical condition.

Police: Dad of injured infant arrested
Updated: Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010, 10:50 AM EST
Published : Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010, 10:50 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Metro police have arrested the father of a 4-month-old baby in critical condition and on a ventilator at Riley Hospital for Children.

The arrest comes after the Department of Child Services and Metro detectives questioned the infant’s parents.

The father told investigators the baby was ill Friday night so he took him to Wishard Hospital.

Doctors transferred the baby to Riley Hospital and called the Department of Child Services.

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