Dad is identified as CHRISTOPHER JIMENEZ.
Dad charged for beating baby, Infant has over 29 fractures
Posted: 6/21/2012 3:50:20 PM
Updated: 6/21/2012 3:51:49 PM
A 5-week old girl is hospitalized in Providence with at least 29 fractures that prosecutors say she sustained at the hands of her father.
The Rhode Island attorney general's office said Christopher Jimenez, of Providence, was arraigned Thursday in District Court on one count of first-degree child abuse. He was held on $100,000 bail with surety.
AG spokeswoman Amy Kempe (kemp) says the infant girl was taken by ambulance early Wednesday to Hasbro's Children Hospital after her mother called 911. She says the baby is listed in critical condition and has injuries to her pelvis, clavicle and skull. The baby was born on May 10.
Kempe says Jimenez was referred to the public defender's office for a lawyer.