Friday, July 26, 2013

Dad gets 8 years for burning 4-month-old daughter, fracturing her skull (Bayonne, New Jersey)

The River of Denial runs deep when it comes to abuser daddies. Everybody sucks up to them, makes excuses for them. You very seldom see this for mothers, who are treated the freaking antichrist for "sins" like "failing" to stop an enraged violent male from beating an infant or small child. 

Dad ISAAC CANDELARIO still wants us to believe that ALL of these baby's injuries were an accident. Really? The burns? The fractured skull? All the other fractures? The sustained bruising? The retinal damage that is typical of violent treatment/shaking/banging?

He plays himself as the true victim here, with no real or even feigned concern for the baby. This is typical of the narcissistic kind of abuser. It's always about me me me. 

Though there is mention of "family" here, there is no specific mention of the baby's mother.

Bayonne dad sentenced to 8 years for burning infant daughter, fracturing her skull

By Erika Solorzano/The Jersey Journal on July 26, 2013 at 11:50 AM, updated July 26, 2013 at 2:55 PM

A Bayonne man convicted last month of burning his daughter with a knife and fracturing the infant’s skull found support today from over 40 family members and friends who crowded a Hudson County courtroom to witness his sentencing.

The group wore t-shirts emblazoned with pictures of Isaac Candelario, 28, and the victim. The t-shirts were inscribed circling the picture with the message, “The truth is the truth even if nobody believes it. A lie is a lie even if everyone believes it.”

Candelario was sentenced to a total of eight years today. He was convicted in June of endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon. His sentences for all three crimes will run concurrently.

He had been facing up to 20 years behind bars.

A former Jersey City school employee, Candelario was arrested at his home on April 15, 2011, with authorities charging him with burning his infant daughter and fracturing several of her bones, including her skull. During a five-week trial earlier this year, prosecutors revealed that the baby also sustained bruises and retinal hemorrhages.

 Today, Candelario said the injuries were all accidents.

"I don't know how I'm up here today,” he said. “I've done everything in my power as a responsible father to ensure the safety of my family."

His family members and friends held hands as they looked on, tears running down their faces.

Assistant Hudson County Prosecutor Jane Weiner urged Hudson County Superior Court Judge Lisa Rose to remember that there was a victim in this case, and it’s not Candelario.

“I'm asking your honor to remember that the actual victim in this case is an innocent and helpless baby,” Weiner said.

Rose and the prosecutor’s office received 46 letters on behalf of Candelario, who was ordered to have no contact with the victim.