Dad is identified as MIGUEL ANGEL GONZALEZ.
Salt Lake father arrested in abuse of 2 young children
Published: Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 5:35 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake father has been arrested after police say he abused his two young children, including giving one child a possible skull fracture.
Miguel Angel Gonzalez, 24, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Thursday for investigation of two counts of child abuse.
Police found Gonzalez's 10-month-old child had "numerous bruises and scratches on its face," according to a Salt Lake County Jail report. Upon closer examination by a doctor, they found both the 10-month-old and a 2-year-old child had possible skull fractures.
The 2-year-old also had a broken rib and the infant a broken wrist, according to the jail report.
Police believe Gonzalez smashed the 10-month-old child's hand between a tire and a car seat and squeezed the child's face, booking documents state. The children's mother told police she had seen Gonzalez squeeze the 2-year-old between the stomach and ribs.