Friday, May 27, 2011

Dad arrested in beating death of 3-month-old son (White County, Arkansas)

Four months after the beating death of his 3-month-old son, dad BILLY GOFF has been arrested and charged with 2nd-degree murder.

Billy Goff arrested for allegedly beating son to death
8:09 AM, May 24, 2011
Written by Lindsey Tugman

WHITE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) -- Four months after a White County baby was beaten to death, police make an arrest.

In January, Today's THV first told you about the alleged incident. The man now behind bars is the three month old boy's father, Billy Goff.

He's charged with second degree murder.

The coroner tells THV the child died from a skull fracture and brain swelling.

It reportedly happened at the baby's grandmother's home.

The father has been a suspect from the start, but no word yet from the prosecutor why it took several months to file charges.