Saturday, November 3, 2012

Dad arrested for battering 7-week-old son (Peoria, Illinois)

Dad is identified as ZACHARY KNOWLES.

Father Arrested For Allegedly Endangering the Life of His Son

By: Rachel Havey
Updated: November 2, 2012

A man is in jail after police say he endangered the life of his 7 week old son. 20 year old Zachary Knowles was arrested for aggravated battery to a child, reckless conduct, and endangering the life and health of a child. On October 30th Peoria Heights Police arrived on the 300 block of East Francis Avenue to find the baby boy unresponsive and not breathing. An ambulance took the child to Children's Hospital of Illinois.