Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Dad jailed for shaking, injuring 5-week-old son (Chesterfield County,Virginia)

Dad is identified as BRANDON J. MCENHIMER. Notice that there is no mention of a mother "at his home." Single dad? Babysitting while Mom was forced to work?

Chesterfield father jailed for allegedly shaking 5-week-old son
Posted on: 3:27 pm, January 29, 2014, by Nick Dutton, updated on: 03:34pm, January 29, 2014

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — A Chesterfield father has been arrested for allegedly shaking and injuring his 5-week-old son earlier this month.

Police said 26-year-old Brandon J. McEnhimer was with his son at his home in the 7700 block of Breaker Point Court when the incident happened on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

The child was taken to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. At last check, the child was in stable condition.

McEnhimer was arrested on Jan. 23 and charged with aggravated malicious wounding and two counts of felony child abuse.

McEnhimer is being held without bond at Riverside Regional Jail.